Orioles

by Maresa Lilley, SND on March 24, 2020 · 2 comments

in Paintings

oil paint on canvas panel, 10×8″; special commission

For the birds, life as usual. Prayers for all during this time.

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Leslie Hutchison March 31, 2020 at 8:40 am

I also paint. I have often felt the need to loosen up my style. Your renderings are very free and I hope by studying them I can learn to be less precise as well. I especially love the birds and have several bird pictures I want to paint this spring. Birds are such sweet and colorful creatures. I am inspired and enlightened by your work.

P.s. I also love the lambs

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Maresa Lilley, SND March 31, 2020 at 1:29 pm

Dear Leslie,
Thank you so much for your kind comment. Maybe you can see that I love looseness in my paintings, and I lament when I get too tight, my natural inclination. I prefer impressionistic, symbolic, leave some guesswork to the viewer style. I would only say to you, paint your heart out. Make no serious judgments on your work that would limit your pathway through paint. Bless you and stay well!

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