Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Check Pointe

12×16″ oil on stretched canvas; click on painting for purchase information.

Strong and cool back-light floods into this warm room where a ballerina checks the fit of her shoe before the performance. I never tire of the gestures and lines of the human form, even when painted informally as in this imaginative scene. Her satiny shoes will no doubt be completely worn out after one night on stage, part of the “residue” of the art.

See all available paintings on my Etsy Shop


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent posts

Wash Day

Something for a child’s room, new baby, or simply for a smile.

Read More

Meet Sr.Maresa

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.

Subscribe to Blog

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Etsy shop