Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media




Cats play a huge part in my life and are perfect models, although it is impossible to get them to sit still for a photograph. This painting is of Siobhan, who has a lovely pattern of spots on her back. I happened to catch a good pose of her and decided that working in a square format would strengthen my design. I used a limited palette of browns, umber, gray and the white of the paper for her white fur. The square carpet tiles also add diagonal lines and pattern to the cat shape.


Posted in Whimsical Wildlife on March 12, 2015.

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Original 11″ × 11″

Black wood frame (16" x 16") with gray and light brown mats

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Actual image size is 11″×11″.

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