The Emotion of Colour #334

The Emotion of Colour, ©John O’Grady 3 paintings 6″ x 6″ x 1.25″, oil on beech panel, ready to hang   SOLD   The paintings I make are nearly all landscape-based and painted from memory. Sometimes, some pieces evolve from a different starting point, even...

Land Marks III #333

Land Marks III, ©John O’Grady 10.1″ x 14″ x 0.75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. SOLD When I came to write this post, it became clear the painting is about the interaction of elements that act upon each other, like the protagonists in a play. The moon, the clouds and...

Dawn in the West #332

Dawn in the West, ©John O’Grady 10.25″ x 18″ x .75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. NFS (Not for Sale) It’s the start of a fresh day in the West of Ireland. The lemon/white light cuts across the land to announce the new day. It sculpts shapes and forms as it hits...

You Are Everything VII #331

You are Everything VII, ©John O’Grady 22.8″ x 22.8″ x 1.4″, Oil on Panel, ready to hang. This $1323 painting is available (approx. €1224, £1060) High up in the mountains, it is so quiet. The bog grasses stretch out across the blanket bog. Beneath the grasses, the...

The Fairy Rath V #326

20″ x 20″ x 1.75″, oil on deep edged canvas, ready to hang. SOLD The ancient raised mound of a Fairy Rath sits in the landscape looking like it has always been there. Trees and bushes are left to grow, unperturbed by the hand of man. All is quiet. The land rolls off...

Bog Heather III #321

Bog Heather III ©John O’Grady 15.8″ x 11.8″ x 1.4″, mixed media on deep edged panel, ready to hang. Not for sale (NFS) It is late afternoon. Rising mist is starting to shroud the tall pointed pine trees. In the sky, the dazzling sun illuminates the clouds. The view...