My Refuge

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 22, 2018 · 0 comments

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

Lyrical image of the Good Shepherd, providing safety and shelter. (Psalm 46:1)

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Even the Waves

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 20, 2018 · 0 comments

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This is another of several ‘Calming the Storm at Sea’ that I have done in the last year. (Mk.4:41)

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He Upholds Me

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 18, 2018 · 2 comments

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8×6″ oil paint on primed canvas sheet; sold.

The master surely knew a lot about sheep.

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Mother and Child

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 15, 2018 · 0 comments

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My inspiration for such scenes is always Joaquin Sorolla.

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Lilac Breaths

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 13, 2018 · 0 comments

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14×18″ oil paint on canvas panel; use ‘comment’ below to inquire.

This was painted from actual pinks and whites of lilacs…a lush bouquet.

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Our Lady of Grace I

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 11, 2018 · 0 comments

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Sometimes I like to do some traditional Catholic art with a more modern note.

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Heartsong

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 8, 2018 · 0 comments

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I sometimes think on the thought of Jesus: “I played the flute for you and you would not dance…” (see Mt.11:17)

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We Look to You

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 6, 2018 · 0 comments

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Yes, somewhere in the lambs, I am…aren’t we all?

 

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Allure

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 4, 2018 · 0 comments

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

I know you usually cannot improve on a classic seascape,  but if you add a lovely woman in a windswept gown, the whole scene goes up a few notches.

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Hummingbird III (Black Chinned)

by Maresa Lilley, SND on June 1, 2018 · 0 comments

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8×8″ oil paint on gessoed artist board with painted sides; pending sale.

I was approached for the possibility of hummingbirds as special commission, so I planned a triplet set, warm and colorful. The background branching subtly connects the three whether they are hung close together or farther apart. The client believes she will purchase these in the next month.

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