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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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Many Marvelous Moons

The Oregon Coast inspired me to do a series of moons this winter, and I was thrilled when my favorite Florence shop, Resto-Arts, picked them up. Turns out cool, silvery moons are a hot seller! Get yours while they last!

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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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Ashland Paint Out: A Celebration of Arts and Parks

It’s wonderful to be back in Ashland among our thriving artistic community! On Saturday, I participated in Ashland Paint Out, a plein-air-painting competition (though it was all very convivial) that sent local artists out into North Mountain and Lithia parks. Our mission was to capture the landscape, colors and visions of these world-class parks and […]

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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.

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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

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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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Tangled in a Backyard Tree

The weather was nice, the air was clear, the desire there, so I did it.  I sat on my porch and did a 37 minute watercolor study of a backyard tree.  I used Payne’s gray to help me focus on the light and dark pattern sparkling across my backyard.  I enjoyed myself, learned how challenging […]

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Copper study

Painting a shiny copper surface is a challenge. I’ve exaggerated the colors here for maximum effect. 8″x10″ oil on hardboard  $250. © “Copyright” 2013 Silvia Trujillo, All rights reserved

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