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Daily Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


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Daily Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND

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. While busy with teaching, or administration, or other various roles of my past, I found the quiet pursuit of pushing creamy oil paint into some kind of meaningful arrangement a soulful refreshment. I hope that through this blog, you also can enjoy a fresh look at grace and charm in the ordinary.


Candy hearts spilling from a glass jar…takes me back to childhood treats…when candy

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Frilly Hydrangea

Hydrangea is always fascinating to render. This time I went “freestyle”, and the

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