What is Autrey Art?
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Another new painting, in a slightly different style. I am incapable of any kind of consistency, but experimentation is what keeps me sane. This is a common subject matter since birds make me happy. Oil on cradled board 12 x 9.
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Saturday, August 7, 2021
Short animation of a yellow duckie escaping an oil on stretched linen 5x7 painting to swim off into a digital sea. YouTube version includes an original soundtrack. Copyright Lucy Autrey Wilson, 2021
Friday, August 6, 2021
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Another new oil painting. This one oil on linen 10x8. I finally painted in the water.
Another take on a photo taken by E.A. Autrey in 1960 (see below), juxtaposed with a more recent beach photo taken by me at South Beach in Pt. Reyes National seashore
In the Order in which they have been painted: Three oil on canvas 18x24 paintings of the three youngest of five sisters
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1. Freckle Face: Young Lucy, in a photo taken by the late, great, E.A. Autrey in 1957 at Paradise near Santa Barbara juxtaposed with a more recent photo shot at Drakes Beach in April, 2015 in Pt. Reyes National Seashore
2. The Eyes Have it: Young Elsa, photo by E.A. Autrey shot in 1959, juxtaposed with a photo shot at Kehoe Beach in Pt. Reyes, September, 2015.
3. May Morn: (The title is a play on the painting September Morn by Paul Emile Chabas, although in this one the girl is wearing a bathing suit) Young Susan, photo by E.A. Autrey in 1956, juxtaposed with a photo shot at Lake Cachuma the last time I visited Santa Barbara in September, 2017.