Adagio

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 22, 2017 · 0 comments

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For some reason, young people with musical instruments grab my attention. I have been asked to paint a young woman who plays the cello, so I am doing some studies of possible compositions before I try for a likeness.

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Sorolla Sensibilities

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 20, 2017 · 0 comments

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This is a study from one of Joaquin Sorolla’s paintings; he painted freely and so fresh with his color.

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Sapphire Woods

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 16, 2017 · 0 comments

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We are experiencing the waning embers of winter here in Ohio’s snowbelt.

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Tea Roses

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 14, 2017 · 0 comments

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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What Attitude?

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 13, 2017 · 0 comments

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The bend in the body of this little fella just needed painting.

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If You Knew

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 10, 2017 · 0 comments

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When Jesus met a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well, she remarked that he, a Jew, was asking her for water. He replied that  if she knew who was asking, she would be asking Living Water from him.

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Jesus (in gray robe)

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 8, 2017 · 0 comments

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I painted of few more ‘modern icons’ of Jesus, and as I say to viewers,  ” Not every one is for everyone, but one may speak to one.”

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You Are Here

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 6, 2017 · 0 comments

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The 40’s-ish look to this man and his pipe reminded me of the pipe-days of my father.

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Local News

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 3, 2017 · 0 comments

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…continuing my ‘men reading’ series…

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Respite

by Maresa Lilley, SND on February 1, 2017 · 0 comments

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I added three images of men reading to my collection. Today starts Black History Month, and this image holds many layers of meaning for me.

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