Original Carol Barrett paintings are available for sale, and some of these are shown in the Painting galleries. Carol also undertakes commissions of wildlife in the client’s preferred medium, eg, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, oil, ink, or mixed media.
Carol lives and works in Edinburgh at the Dovecot Studio and regularly travels to Africa to study, sketch and photograph wildlife in its natural habitat. Carol has enjoyed using natural papers sourced from a workshop in Burnie, Tasmania for depicting a collection of paintings and sketches inspired from the unique wildlife of Western and Southern Australia.
Currently she is excited to be working on new artwork after recently returning from a field trip to South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. These paintings of African wildlife will feature in her next solo exhibition, Brush with the Wild, which will take place in the earlier part of 2017 and will also include her paintings from Australia.
Saddlebilled Stork, Watercolour & Gouache
Sketching bull elephant at Flatdogs camp situated by the Luangwa river, Zambia
Thornicroft’s Giraffe with feathered friends, Pastel
Carol has contributed to, and supported, a number of wildlife projects in Africa and the UK, including The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and The Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF). Carol has joined “Artist Helping Cheetahs”, and donates 20% of any sale of cheetah artwork to CCF and has gifted the copyright of ‘Slowly Stalking’ and ‘Endangered destiny’ to help their conservation work.
Heads and Tails, Watercolour & Gouache on elephant dung paper
Carol donated the sale proceeds of Advancing to The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
A book showing collection of paintings from Under an African Sky exhibition is available directly from Carol Barrett. The Dovecot Studio, 2d Dovecot Road, Edinburgh EH12 7LE