Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Cranberry Candle

8×8″ oil on gessoed artist panel; click on painting for purchase information.

Odds and ends sometimes contribute to a whimsical painting. Here is a scented cranberry candle in a glass jar, creating a reflection in a semi-shiny surface. Does the little wooden bird appreciate this artistic delight? It seems his painted eye tells the story of shock that someone would put his favorite berries into wax, perfume, and glass.

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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.

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