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Feb 17, 2013
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Mosaic cover copy

This is the cover of the new Mosaic Magazine 29. I was given the great honor of illustrating the cover of Mosaic for the 2nd time. I think my two covers are the only ones with illustration/visual art. High five! Process stuff here:…
Feb 17, 2013
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Childrens Portraits

Working on a new series of childrens portraits stop on the road to my first self published childrens book
Oct 2, 2012
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"Just ptd a portrait of my son"
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Character 31 y 32-Rumba Part of a series, keep swimming...
Sep 20, 2012
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"Flying lotus"
Sep 20, 2012
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"Good luck to SAE Family in SXSW"
Sep 5, 2012
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final color story 13

To read the poem that accompanies this image, click here
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Character collage

Collage of a character series, more of a write up here:
Jul 31, 2012
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Aerosoul 3-African American Spraycan artists (Int'l/ Bay Area Show)

Here is a video link from the movements founder, brother Refa 1And a way to support the aERosoul 3 show from near /farSee More
Jun 1, 2012
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final rob trujillo

"This is the 12th in a series of short stories based on childrens books, science fiction, comics, children of color, fantasy, music, and so much more....This one is about a group of kids battling against each other in a friendly show off of music…"
May 21, 2012
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close up 2

"close up from Short Story 12 -Gye Nyame State vs Fantastic Phono Freaks"
May 21, 2012
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Character 29-Futuro Jazz

This is the 29th piece like this in a series of character designs.More here:
May 19, 2012

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Children's Books, Murals, Comics, Illustration

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Aerosoul 3-African American Spraycan artists (Int'l/ Bay Area Show)

Posted on June 1, 2012 at 2:14pm 0 Comments

Here is a video link from the movements founder, brother Refa 1

And a way to support the aERosoul 3 show from near…


An adventure in Short Stories-By Robert Trujillo (writer/illustrator)

Posted on February 4, 2012 at 3:57pm 0 Comments

This is my year in short stories that ride the lines between fantasy, comics, and childrens books with the main goal to "play", explore, and have fun.  To see the original post or each story as they were posted throughout the year, go here:…


Short Story 10-Mother+daughter lowrider by Robert Trujillo

Posted on January 3, 2012 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

This is the 10th and final short story of 2011, more to come in 2012, for the full short story and others from the series please visit my blog. Happy new year SHAE family! Love and light.

-Robert Trujillo



Short Story 9

Posted on October 14, 2011 at 3:39pm 0 Comments

To see some of the process, check out my blog The story goes:

In the age of flight schools there were communities that taught young people of

all tribes and ages. At these schools they learned about science, problem

solving, mathematics, our story,…


Short Story 8 + Childrens Book Progress

Posted on August 4, 2011 at 2:52pm 2 Comments

The Story Context: On a cold day in Brooklyn a father and son take a journey together to cure a cough.They not only encounter obstacles, but they have fun getting past them.

In this scene: "After me and my Dad prepare the veggies and fruits, we juice them and drink to our health. The juice is both delicious and invigorating making…


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At 7:35am on August 12, 2009, Robert Trujillo/Tres said…
Ok folk, im new to HAE and with a billion other soc ntwrking sites....tons to maintain. But what up tho? This is Robert Trujillo aka Tres from the Trust Your Struggle Collective and Come Bien Books. Im orig from Oakland, Ca and I currently reside btwn Brooklyn and the Bay. Ill try to check back on the reg....
At 10:56am on August 12, 2009, Cav said…
Peace Tres... the art and illustrations are phenomenal.. much much love and success to you. Please keep me in the loop of your endeavors. Respect!
At 11:31pm on August 12, 2009, Black Lily said…
Welcome, Bruh:)
At 9:23pm on August 27, 2009, Zahrah Aya said…
Thank You so much Robert!!! i love your work as well!!!!!
At 11:29am on September 8, 2009, PurpleZoe said…
At 12:53pm on September 8, 2009, PurpleZoe said…
Fell in love with the kitchen after I took the vegan leap *_^ Mad variety I was unaware of. Always experimenting now. Thx for the New Birth Disco gem :D Funny how a song can bring you back to an era.
The power of music.
At 4:09pm on September 8, 2009, Ngozi Odita said…
loving all your illustrations you're posting on here.
Hekima is not on SHAE. She's not as addicted to the net as I am, lol
At 9:45pm on September 8, 2009, PurpleZoe said…
Thankyou Senor Trujillo ^_^

It was a good day. I need to make calzones and empanadas in advance then freeze them for the days I can't be bothered to bake from scratch :P
Have you peeped Lots of interesting herbivorous perspectives. I'll be glad to drop some recommended recipes in the mailbox if you're struck by any experimental urges. Let a sistah know.

Also, I'm sending Q&A questions this week.
Please pardon the slight delay. Multitasking at present.

Shine on
At 4:42pm on September 9, 2009, PurpleZoe said…
Peace *_^

I'd love to collab on a recipe. Is your target audience younger, older, or both? I can come up with something fun for the chil'ren also if you're wanting to gather several recipes for Come Bien books *_^ Let me know what you have in mind. Most things can be veganized pretty easily.

Also, I will def be contacting you for illustration and collabs in general :D

If you have projects or articles in mind that need a writer let me know. With the exception of bulk-reviews [depending on the work being reviewed *_^], I'm all about it.

Much Respect &Appreciation Sir Trujillo
At 8:43am on September 18, 2009, Goldi Gold said…
word up. Sorry for the delayed response. but no doubt. I love Collabs yo! i remember this project right here. Gotta post it in the blog!!!!

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