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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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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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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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“Our Landscape: The Trees” photo contest – Call for entries, deadline June 5

Our landscape is not complete without trees. Whether urban, suburban or rural, trees are the integral part of nature of this planet. They are sometimes taken for granted, and sometimes they are revered with awe. We cannot exist without trees. TBM invites you to submit images depicting the beauty, reverence and importance of this botanical gift. Color and/or black and white images will be accepted. Representations of trees of any shape, color, condition or species are welcomed.

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Floating By

Floating By

Painted from life, I had to capture the clouds quickly. A bit larger than most of my work, it just takes me that much longer to complete.

oil on canvas   16″x20″   $600

© “Copyright” 2013 Silvia Trujillo   All rights reserved


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Umpqua River Autumn

Umpqua River Autumn

The reflections in the water are what attracted me here. Standing on a footbridge looking upriver gave me the vantage point. I had to work quickly as the reflections were changing rapidly.

8″x10″   oil      $300

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A portrait of a friend

Portrait of a friend Portrait of a friend

My friend’s daughter who barely sat still for about 30 min while I was able to capture a bit of her essence. She was very pleased and thought it looked like her enough to take a photo of her holding it up to her face. I […]

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Just finished this larger work from a field study of a month or so ago. It was late Spring or early Summer and the wildflowers were profuse. The scene astouded me so! There were wild Bachelor Buttons, Lupine, Wild Rose, Blue Headed Gilia, and Vetch all in the same field by the lake. […]

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