Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

Magesty II

8 x 8 x 1.5″ oil paint on stretched canvas

These small squares just lend themselves to the many expressions of Jesus Christ. I have been trying to get bolder and looser with color, but I find that I have unexplainable hesitation about it!

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2 Responses

  1. Oh Sister, I suppose it is natural to be self critical of your work. But, be kind to yourself. The image is both bold in brush strokes and loose in color application. The eyes… look right into mine. It is a very beautiful depiction of our Savior.

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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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