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Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


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Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Breakfast Nook (Developing top layers)

20×24″ oil on canvas panel; not available for purchase.


Now comes the finer work of develping the details of “Breakfast Nook,” and here is where I can lose simplicity if I am not careful. To get too refined and perfect will pull me away from simple impressionistic strokes of paint into a tedious photo-realism of defining every detail to perfection. There is still much to complete, but compared to the previous two posts, you can see some progress, I think.

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I am Sister Maresa Lilley, a member of the Sisters of Notre Dame, located in Chardon, Ohio, USA. For many years, I have enjoyed a passion that permits me to reflect upon simple reality with a brush in hand. To capture a simple essence on canvas and to discover inherent beauty is a daily immersion.

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