Cold Winter Still Lifes

Cold Winter Still Lifes

Silvia here! I know it’s been a while and you are starved for some genuine Trujillo Art. Hopefully over the next few days I’ll get a bunch posted up here to share with you. Thanks for your patience! It’s hot and smokey here in the Rogue Valley, so I...
Pax Rosa

Pax Rosa

The Peace Rose has been following me for the past several years. In most of the homes I’ve rented in this time, whether in Southern Oregon, the Oregon coast or New Mexico, this rose has been growing in the backyard! Here she is at my new place near Darlings Resort on...
Alana’s Roses

Alana’s Roses

My daughter-in-law is a definite rose. She’s a woman with a sharp wit, powerful laugh and mischievous energy — but spends her days tamed (mostly) inside the hospital where she works as a doctor. Like these roses, you always know exactly who she is and remember her...

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:...

Loves Me, Loves Me Not?

I recently did an oil painting demonstration for the Josephine County Arts Association, and this was the still life that resulted using a brush and palette knife. As the layers of color built on one another, so did the relationship between the objects on the table. It...

Offering

I’ve always been attracted to sunflowers, from the tasty and nutritious seeds to the bright and cheerful faces of the flowers. They’re one of my favorite subjects for painting. I set up this still life under the skylight to create an unusual diffused light...

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