‘Brendan and the Stars’ is one of the two paintings with the commun theme of ‘The Moon and the Star’. Although very different, what else do they share?read more
‘Looking Up’ one of the two paintings I’m sharing with you this week shows a big sky. What’s on the second painting?read more
12″ x 12″ x 1.75″, acrylic on deep edge panel, ready to hang.●
A magical moment showing a silver moon rising above the ancient rolling hills of the Irish Midlands.
18″ x 13″ x 0.75″ oil on canvas ready to hang ●
A seascape with white horses galloping towards us while we notice the distant lights of an island’s safe harbour…
The Road to the Moon
12″ x 12″ x 1.5″, oil on canvas, ready to hang.
Unusual colours, a large moon and a lone figure walking towards it make this painting dreamlike…
In 2017, I created over 40 paintings. It was interesting, like last year, to look back and see how the work has changed throughout the year. The colours are more understated. Lead, copper, bronze and gold have arrived on my palette as you'll see in the seven paintings...read more
The Turning of the Year IV, ©John O’Grady
12″ x 12″ x 1.8″, oil on deep edged panel, ready to hang.
A warm sunset with a big, pink and orange sky for a cold evening in the country. A sunset full of possibilities for the year ahead.