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Its That Darn Brand Thing Again! On Defining My Brand

Introduction: My Own Brand, or Modus Operandi Lately I’ve been thinking about “brand” as it relates to my own artistic style or modus operandi (MO).  Why do I avoid defining my brand?  Choices; there comes a time when we can’t do it all.  I have come to realize that if I don’t focus on a […]

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Hooked on Oils

Here’s a poetic gem from one of my sudents, Susy, that I just had to share. “Hooked” when i took my clothes off i found a dot of light green on my inner thigh… a streak of viridian running from wrist to elbow chartreuse on my cheek. aching from squatting wrinkled from squinting and withered […]

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Skies and Clouds Workshop August 25

Workshop sponsored by the Sacramento Fine Arts Center Contact me to register. The post Skies and Clouds Workshop August 25 appeared first on Silvia Trujillo.

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A Poem

Another gem from Student Susy. “Hooked” when i took my clothes off i found a dot of light green on my inner thigh… a streak of viridian running from wrist to elbow chartreuse on my cheek. aching from squatting wrinkled from squinting and withered in 97 degrees F, i slipped into a parade of kissing […]

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DIY Paintbrush Holder

Normally this blog is just about my paintings and workshops, but I just had to share THIS! A fabulous art student of mine, Susy, sent the idea along and it could easily save you $20 for a paintbrush holder. Won’t tip or accidentally get knocked over. Plus, when it inevitably gets dirty with paint, just […]

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About An Artist’s Vision Plus New Three Minute Egg Paintings

Artist Vision:  How To See. Greetings!  I’d like to share with you two of my latests pieces in my “Three Minute Egg Series”.  Furthermore, I’d like to talk about how I come up with my artistic vision for a series, using my current paintings as an example. The Good Question. A friend and collector of […]

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Its About Egg – Broken And Otherwise

Potato Salad Friday – With Egg Hi and Good Friday To You! I was making a potato salad this morning, with hard-boiled egg, and was thinking about the paintings I’ve been doing lately with eggs and egg cups. What is so special about eggs? I don’t really like eating just plain old eggs, though I […]

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Upcoming Workshops: Skies & Clouds, Plein Aire & more!

Get Out and Paint this Summer! I love teaching workshops and have three fantastic ones coming up in the next few weeks. It’s fun to get together with a group of other artists to refine skills and share experiences. I hope you can join us. Details below. Skies and Clouds with Silvia Trujillo Rogue Gallery […]

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Art Instruction Special!

Dear blog readers, I know you appreciate and look forward to my posts of my latest paintings, but have you ever considered that you yourself might be a great artist? I believe that everyone can benefit from art instruction, even if they have no desire to pursue art professionally! Art is an ancient method of […]

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Call of the Trail

Up on Mount Ashland this summer, I painted these beautiful Doug Firs standing like sentinels of the Pacific Crest Trail. Every summer, hundreds answer the call to hike the trail from Mexico to Canada, or at least some portion of it. Even if you can’t go this year, hang this painting in your entryway so […]

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