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Techniques in Palette Knife Painting Workshop at Coos Art Museum

Techniques in Palette Knife Painting Saturday, 03/12/16 from 9:30 am – 4:00 pm at Coos Art Museum iCal Spaces available: 5 — This number may include spaces booked, but not yet paid. Payment is required to guarantee your space.   QUICK OVERVIEW Title: Techniques in Palette Knife Painting with Silvia Trujillo What: art class Dates: Saturday, March 12, […]

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silvia Trujillo Teaches Techniques in Palette Knife Painting at Rogue Gallery March 5

Silvia Trujillo: Plein air painting in oil, entry in 2014 Umpqua Plein Air Painters Competition

The direct approach of applying paint to the canvas with a palette knife was very popular with the Impressionists, and of particular interest to artists like Van Gogh and Monet. The palette knife can render luscious texture and depth while maintaining rich pure colors. In this class, you will develop skills with the palette knife to enhance your work in value, design, and color harmony.

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Techniques in Palette Knife Painting Workshop at Rogue Gallery

I will be teaching a workshop on Techniques in Palette Knife Painting on Saturday, March 5th, from 10am-4:30pm. This class is appropriate for all skill levels, so don’t be shy—join me for a fun day of painting with the palette knife!

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Teacher and Student

Mother nature doesn’t think in terms of composition, color harmony or design values, but go on a hike in Oregon and you’ll find these artistic principles all around you. So, I try to learn from the master. This is one experiment I loved well enough to hang at my spot at the KB Gallery in […]

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Three You Are

The subtle ripples of paint created by the palette knife really bring an oil painting to life, whether it’s a shimmering landscape or a fruit bursting with ripeness. I did this demonstration for a workshop I led at the Rogue Art Center last month. Price: $250 Media: Oil on canvas Size: 8”x8″

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Hill’s Song

Impressionist painting is all about light and movement. The hills around Ashland, Oregon have their own special relationship with light, and they move with it from dawn to dusk. Colors come and go, shapes form and dissipate with the clouds. Although the paint on the canvas seems to be still, your eyes will catch the dance […]

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Her Hills

Painted entirely with a palette knife, this is a copy of a plein air work I did of Billings Pond in Ashland during June last year. I enjoyed the challenge of recreating the scene in a contemporary/abstract style – in the end, it feels much more personal. Price: $300 Media: Oil on canvas Size: 8″ […]

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Sacred Mustard

Scenic Hills Cemetery in Ashland lives up to its name. Stunning views of the surrounding Southern Oregon hills bring a sense of perspective and serenity. With the wild mustard flowers in bloom, this hidden treasure gives off a golden aura. SOLD Media: Oil on canvas Size: 8″x10″

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Paschals

I painted this and the previous painting (“Bucolic”) during a plein air painters’ gathering at Paschal Winery in Talent, Oregon. It was a fine summer’s day; after a recent rain, everything is very green at the moment. Using a palette knife, I was able to bring both detail and a sense of movement to the […]

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Bucolic

After my Southwestern hiatus, I am back in Oregon with a new approach to my work. I’ve realized that thin oil paintings, no matter how lovely they are, leave me cold. Sculpting with paint is what has always attracted me to oils. By using a palette knife, I can create textures that capture the richness […]

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