Dark into Light, Prelude

8″ x 24″ x 1.75″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang SOLD Once finished, this piece reminded me of one of my ‘Dark into Light’ paintings. It’s that moment when light emerges from behind the clouds. A moment filled with anticipation. It also brought to...

The Road to the Sea V

The Road to the Sea V, ©John O’Grady (Click on the image to enlarge it) 16″ x 16″ x 1.75″ acrylic on canvas, ready to hang $694 (approx. €608, £525) with free shipping. I was in two minds whether to call this painting ‘Between the Dark and Dawn’, a line...

Always for the First Time #254

Always for the First Time, ©John O’Grady 2015 Oil on deep edged canvas 12″ x 12″ x 1.75″ It does not require framing and is ready to hang SOLD Recently, I came across a poem by André Breton, the founder of Surrealism titled ‘Always for the First Time’. The...

After the Rain #245

After the Rain ©John O’Grady 2015 Oil on deep edged canvas 12″ x 12″ x 1.75″ /30.5 cm x 30.5 cm x 4.7 cm It does not require framing and is ready to hang. SOLD The trials and tribulations of a painting! Normally I try to post on a Wednesday but this latest painting...

On the Trail at Dawn IV #228

On the Trail at Dawn IV, ©John O’Grady 2014 Oil on deep edged panel 15 cm x 15 cm x 3.2 cm deep, approx 6″x 6″ x 1.1/4 (no need to frame and ready to hang) SOLD How to capture the atmosphere of an early Irish morning. The dampness you feel on your skin,...