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The Field of Fallen Stars
12” x 12” x 1.5” acrylic on canvas, ready to hang●
A dreamlike summer nocturne painting lit by the stars
The Frozen Field V
Silence at Eventide
A quiet sunset painting with a blazing sky and glistening grasses that contrast with the dark blue and powder blue statuesque trees.
On the Banks of the Ouvèze River III
River painting with sunlight filtering through new foliage and reflections in the water. This original artwork has a contemporary abstract quality and invites us to connect with nature ●
The House on the Hill
The House on the Hill, ©John O’Grady
16″ x 16″ x 1.5″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang
An Irish landscape painting with a dreamy feel that shows a vibrant green path leading our eye through and up a rolling hill towards a white-washed cottage nestled between trees.
Clouds in the Ouvèze River
Sunset at St Hippolyte
A Murmur in the Trees VI
The Making of a Painting
Dark into Light, Prelude
8″ x 24″ x 1.75″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang●
A panoramic dawn skyscape painting when sun rays emerge from behind the clouds to announce, with soft colours, a new day is coming
12″ x 12″ x 1.5″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang●
This third painting in the Icarus series shows a bruised and brooding sky. The cloud edged with a gold filicree stretches upwards like the craft.
16″ x 16″ x 1.75″ acrylic on canvas ●
An atmospheric cloudscape on canvas with cumulus clouds edged with pink light.
16″ x 16″ x 1.75″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang ●
A striking skyscape with a plane flying towards large cumulus clouds edged with light
As Far as the Eye Can See V
25.75″ x 32″ x 0.8″ oil on canvas, ready to hang
A scenic landscape painting of the West of Ireland Coast on a changing weather day…
Take Me to the Island XIV
16″ x 16″ x 1.75″ acrylic on deep edged canvas, ready to hang
A dream-like moonlit nocturne seascape somewhere in the West of Ireland…