Bog with Passing Cloud #151

Bog with Passing Cloud, ©John O’Grady, 2013 6″x 6″, oil on Panel In Seamus Heaney’s poem “Bogland” his first verse is: ‘We have no prairies To slice a big sun at evening – Everywhere the eye concedes to Encroaching horizon ,’ Maybe...

Coming Home III #141

Coming Home III, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Acrylic on Panel, 5″x 7″ This is the third in the series of aerial view paintings called Coming Home. They are also about clouds and how they sometimes appear translucent, how they catch the light in a prism of colour and...

Passing Clouds II, Provence #134

Passing Clouds II, Provence ©John O’Grady, 2013 Acrylic on Panel 5″x 7″ Not For Sale (NFS) A distant treeline, the dark oak trees are solid and motionless as the white clouds of summer slowly drift by. The description of bushes and trees in the painting came about...

Mont Ventoux at Dawn #126

Mont Ventoux at Dawn, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Oil on Panel, 6″x 6″ SOLD The highest mountain in Provence is a majestic sight. Famous with cycling enthusiasts for its grueling climbs, the Mont Ventoux will see the Tour de France return this year in mid...

Passing Clouds, Provence #121

Passing Clouds, Provence, ©John O’Grady, 2013 Oil on Panel, 8″x 12″ Not for Sale (NFS) It has been a cool start to spring with a fair amount of rain which is quite unusual in this part of France. When the Mistral blows, the rain clouds skitters...