Grace to Paint


Weekly Oil Paintings by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


race to Paint

Weekly Oil Paintings
by Sister Maresa Lilley, SND


6 x 8″ oil paint on canvas sheet; use ‘comment’ below to inquire.

Old boat, weathered, tipped…any parallels? (painted from free use photo on Pixabay)

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3 Responses

  1. Good Morning Sister,
    I so enjoy your beautiful paintings. You have a God given talent and am grateful that you share it with others in your blog.
    I’m taking watercolor classes and am asking permission to paint the “old boat”….Retired.
    God’s Blessings,
    Gail Checkett

    1. Dear Gail,
      Thank you for your kind comment. You are welcome to paint the boat. The actual photo is on When you get to the site, just put ‘boats’ in the search bar, and it will probably be among the boats that come up. You are welcome to copy my ‘loose translation.
      Sister Maresa

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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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