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Five Minute Drawing And #21aweek

Five Minute Drawing – my new “fast and furious” exercise*. It’s About Drawing Skills. Hi! Lately I’ve been working on my drawings skills. I am wondering, does that sound familiar? It seems to me that several of my posts…

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Silvia Trujillo Summer Newsletter

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Silvia Trujillo Summer Newsletter Lately I’ve been setting my sights for a greater understanding of balance, adaptation, and peace in my life. May all of you be well in these most unusual times, and managing to find some serenity in your lives. Finding beauty wherever I can, and continuing to paint has been my saving grace. Several of my patrons have been acquiring more art from me since there is so much nesting going on. I’m grateful to be able to provide them with new work for their collections, and for their fresh decorating schemes. Attached is a link to my eBay store. Why not take a moment and look to see if there is something you’re attracted to. I will be delighted to hear your feedback!. Also attached is a link to a recent videotape of me doing a painting. I think you will find it very entertaining And

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More Tangents, More Fun

These three Paintings are part of a series exploring a new painting surface as well as new ways to use the layered painting process . They are on wrapped canvas instead of watercolor paper which alters the way of the … Continue reading

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Various Tangents

These 3 images are part of an experimental tangent of the serendipitous following of random threads layered onto paper: layered onto underpainting or by creating a new and vibrant base for further exploration. Thicketed Moon 24×30 Fog in Sunrise- … Continue reading

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New Small Works

These images are just completed. I’m attempting to move away from cutting mats, dealing with heavy glass and framing my work. I’m too old to deal with it. These are lightweight! I like the immediacy of the images. All are … Continue reading

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Montana Watercolor Society Online Exhibition & Award

Two “Three Minute Egg” Series Paintings On Display. Greetings! I am pleased to say that I have two paintings showing in the Montana Watercolor Society‘s 2020 Annual Members Exhibition. The paintings are “Three Minute Egg #11&#…

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Struggling To Create During Home Isolation

Greetings! How are you doing? I hope that you are safe and healthy. And, for my artist friends are you struggling to create? Or, rather, have you been able to keep your work production up? Home Isolation. The reason I ask this question is that I am …

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Draw or Sketch? What is the Difference?

To Draw, To Sketch, Drawing, Sketching, A Drawing, A Sketch. I’ve been thinking about the difference between the act of drawing and sketching. And, I’ve been considering the finished products: a sketch and a drawing. Defining the Difference Betw…

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On Being The Artist’s Model

Recent Self Portrait. I rarely draw or paint my self portrait. Perhaps this is because I’m not that great of a model! That is, I wiggle too much. During this past month’s “Strada Easel Challenge”*, I did a self portrait as par…

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Decade In Review: Final Four 2016 to 2019

Happy New Year and New Decade! I’d like to finish out my micro mini “decade in review” by showing you four watercolor paintings. The paintings represent years 2016 to 2019. 2016. This painting was an experiment in adding Celtic symbo…

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