You Are Everything V #316

You Are Everything V, ©John O’Grady 15.75″ x 12″ x 1.5″, oil on deep edged beech panel, ready to hang. This painting is available On a dark night on open land, the wind behind our backs passes by in an instant, an instant long enough for the bog grasses to sway...

Flurry on the Lavender Fields #315

Flurry on the Lavender Fields, ©John O’Grady 8″ x 10″ x 0.75″, oil on canvas, ready to hang. I was driving home the other day when to my surprise, the first snowflakes of the year pirouetted down to disappear as quickly as they came. Meanwhile, high on the...

The Valley of Lights IV #314

The Valley of Lights IV ©John O’Grady 10″ x 8″, oil on panel; requires framing Colour can have a powerful effect on you. A particular shade can bring a memory searing through your mind. One recent late afternoon in Provence, I drove past burning gold poplars. I...

I Took the One Less Travelled By II #313

I Took the One Less Travelled by II, ©John O’Grady 12″ x 6″ x 1.50″, oil on deep edged wooden panel, ready to hang. SOLD It takes a spark to light a fire. It takes a spark to start a painting too. The main way to do this is to be present in the studio, in other words...

The Fairy Rath III #311

The Fairy Rath III, ©John O’Grady 15.8″ x 11.8″ x 1.5″, oil on deep edged beech panel, ready to hang. SOLD The essence of this painting comes form the internal light present in three different areas. It adds mystery and depth to the piece. Starting at the bottom, the...

Bog Heather in the Mist #303

Bog Heather in the Mist ©John O’Grady 8″ x 16″ x 1.75″ oil on deep edge canvas, ready to hang Not for Sale (NFS) It’s the time of year when bog heather covers the Wicklow mountains in a swathe of colour. I travelled through these mountains most weeks, each...