Silvia's Studio

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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...

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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,...

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Backyard Splendor

Sometimes nature’s most awe-inspiring sights are those we find when we open our door and look out. Something about the proximity of nature to where we live makes it all the more powerful. As a plein air painter, having access to open landscape is a necessity, and I’ve...

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Fall Burst – Lithia Park

Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon is world-renowned for its incredible trees and flowers, nestled between our bustling downtown and the rugged mountains. In fall, it’s an artist’s delight. Let this impressionist view sweep you away to this charming place, where time...

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Summer’s Refuge

On a summer camping trip, I found a quiet place to paint and take in the glory of the late afternoon. At this remote lake in the volcanic Southern Oregon landscape, osprey and eagles spread their wings while fish find safety in the cooler waters far from anglers’...

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Summer Vines

I also painted this at Paschals Winery during the annual Southern Oregon Plein Air Competition.  I love how the haziness in the summer air created a cool green-blue that contrasted nicely with the vibrant golds of the hills in the foreground. ...

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Willow Meets Pond

At the annual Southern Oregon Plein Air Painting Competition, it's tempting to wander out among the vineyards and paint the golden hills. I chose a close-in perspective of this beautiful pond. It fills me with a sense of peace every time I see it. SOLD

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Misty Veil (For Becky)

When the sun shines through the fog the quality of light is an impressionist’s dream. I painted this on the Oregon Coast with my long-time plein air canine companion, Becky. It was the last time she accompanied me and I miss her now every time I go out to paint. She...

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On The Dunes

Of my recent work, this painting stands out to me because of its otherworldly nature. The sweeping winds of the Oregon Dunes create a fascinating landscape sand, hardy plant life, and changing light. This painting flew from my online store like a sudden breeze!...

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Even More Marvelous Moons

I tend to paint the moon more often in the winter. The full moon is just so luminous and bright in a dark and cold time of year, it's impossible for my artistic eye to resist. This series continues to be a popular one for me. I like to think that in these troubled...

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