“Wind Wolves Triptych”

October 25, 2011 at 10:00 am 3 comments

This is my latest painting, “Wind Wolves Triptych.”

"Wind Wolves Triptych" painting by Barbara J CarterWind Wolves Triptych” by Barbara J Carter, acrylic on canvas, 40×90″ (3 panels), 2011.

It’s the biggest triptych I’ve painted to date. Seven and a half feet wide!

The painting depicts a set of hills in the Wind Wolves Preserve, a large privately owned conservation area that is open to the public. Located in the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley of California, it’s a beautiful space: an unspoiled wide valley surrounded by rugged hills. The valley floor is carpeted each spring with fabulous wildflowers. It’s a bit of a drive from Los Angeles, but worth a visit. If I remember correctly, it’s open on weekends and admission and parking are free. The facilities include very nice bathrooms and a few picnic benches, and very good trails for ambling all about without crushing the flora. Dog friendly too (we don’t go anywhere we can’t bring our pooch).

My painting is on public display at the Silver Lake Art Collective’s annual exhibit now through November 19, 2011. If you’re in the Los Angeles area, you should go take a look-see. (All the info is in my previous blog post.)

Art pricing/availability information here.

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Entry filed under: Acrylic, Landscape, Painting, Pointillism.

Silver Lake annual exhibit Open studio tour November 5-6, 2011

3 Comments

  • 1. leslie (crookedstamper)  |  November 4, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    This is beautiful!

  • 2. barbarajcarter  |  November 4, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    Thanks Leslie! Best part is, it’s sold already. I love that.

  • 3. Sold! « Barbara J Carter  |  November 15, 2011 at 9:06 am

    […] got a lot of compliments on this piece, and was feeling quite proud of it. It was my biggest triptych yet. But then I received the best news of all: someone wanted to buy it. […]


Barbara J Carter

I'm an artist. I make paintings with dots.

I work in acrylic paint, in a couple of distinct styles: landscapes and abstracts.

Native to California, I've lived elsewhere and only recently returned to my home state. I now live in Los Angeles.

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