Valley of Lights II #199

The Valley of Lights II ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 8″x 10″ Not for Sale (NFS) This painting emerged as a piece that shows the incredible energy of light bouncing around the sky onto the land. Common themes are coming up in my current work: a special light, open...

As Far as the Eye Can See #198

Click on the image to enlarge it. As Far as the Eye Can See ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on deep edged panel, 23″ x 23″ x 1.5″ SOLD I’m currently painting on larger formats and this piece is one I have been working on and off over the last...

Catching the Light #197

Click on image to enlarge Catching the Light, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Canvas, 7″x 9″ x 3/4″ (no need to frame and ready to hang) Not for Sale (NFS) This piece started life with an underpainting of muted grey/violet applied thickly over a very smooth gessoed...

Gloria Lake at Twilight #196

Gloria Lake at Twilight, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 8″x 10″ NFS In John McGahern’s book “That They May Face the Rising Sun” and known as “By the Lake” in America, he describes with great beauty Gloria Lake, in county Leitrim in...

On the Trail at Dawn III #193

On the Trail at Dawn III, ©John O’Grady, 2014 Oil on Panel, 12″x 8″ Not for Sale (NFS) With this piece, I was recalling the first light as it rises above the hills and brings to life nature’s vivid colours. This painting differs from the other two with a more...