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At Home with Art

One of the benefits of being an artist is that there’s never a lack of art to decorate with! A landscape painting on the wall is the best therapy for those of us who feel more at home in nature than indoors. I’ve also found that a still life can calm and inspire, and a […]

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My Southwestern Sabbatical

I’ve temporarily relocated to Taos, New Mexico, primarily to plein air paint somewhere new and different.

It’s a big change for me. I’ve spent all of my life on the west coast and the past seven years in Oregon, and I love those places so much I thought I’d never leave.

But recent visits to […]

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Warm Winter Walk

Mild temperatures this winter have allowed me to roam the hills with my paints, canvas, and Becky, my faithful four-legged sidekick. A rare opportunity –  the cold of winter is out of the comfort zone of most plein air painters – and a rare painting of the unique forms and colors the season brings forth.


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De callada esperanza... of quiet hope

There is a quiet hope that fills me this first month of the year deep in the heart of winter. It is a hope for light, for the yellow glow of the sun. It is the hope for surprises and hidden delights. Small bursts of life and color. A hope of days filled with creativity. Winter flowers from the market. Staying warm when the world outside is frozen. In my studio I have been experimenting…

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Workshop Schedule, 2014

I am so excited to share my workshop schedule for next year, and I hope that somewhere here is a workshop that is just perfect for you! This schedule is still a work in progress, as some of the links aren’t available yet. So…please check back often for updates. Each of these workshops are very important to me, whether they are one day or a week, close or far away! Workshop Schedule 2014 Roxanne Evans…

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Summer Swirls

Summer swirls

Not sure why this one didn’t show up in my subscribers posts, but it’s the one that I wanted to show up the most…. please see blog for details

© “Copyright” 2013 Silvia Trujillo   All rights reserved

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A Variety of Sunflowers

A Variety of Sunflowers, by Silvia Trujillo

A Variety of Sunflowers

Painted from a bouquet of sunflowers that I treated myself to from the local farmers market, I worked ”bigger than life” in order to convey the adoration that I feel for these flowers!

28″x22″   oil   $900

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Color My World

Roxanne Evans-Stout 10-2013

So… I have been home for a few days, still not unpacked, but I am loving every moment of stillness and moving more quietly. Art Is You was a wonderful retreat. The connections I made were very special to me. Just watching my students make their beautiful works of art and seeing how they got there, taking risks all the while, was my very favorite part. Then I loved seeing how the teachers gave and…

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New Works – Show Opening September First Friday

Come one, come all – I’m showing new work at the Ashland Painters Union  (27 1/2 N. Main St, Ashland – on the Plaza – Up the stairs between Gold and Gems and Cracker Jax) during September.  The show opens First Friday Sept from 5 – 8 pm (or later if the party is super […]

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In a few days I will be going away from the smoke and the drought of the northwest to the land of blue skies and ocean breezes. This workshop couldn’t come at a better time. It’s been such a hot and dry summer… Still some wonderful times but Autumn couldn’t come fast enough for me. Here are some photographs of life here in our little town by the river just before a big hailstorm came…

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