Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Garden Cascade (Final Stage)

8×8″ oil on canvas panel; click on painting for purchase information

“You cannot get it right until you get it wrong.” I can tell you that these words of an advanced painter are so true. If you compare today’s post to the previous two, you can see many adjustments made to reach this final stage. The painting reminds me of the day in the bright sun when several of us admired this rich red and white foliage.

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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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