Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Nine Zero Four

Nine Zero Four

Transparent watercolor

This watercolor is part of my series of the Union Pacific engines. The abstract shapes and bold colors captured my attention!  I used my camera to compose the designs and it’s not until I start the actual painting process that I notice more details. I edited this quite a bit and just focused on the steps leading onto the compartment. It was painted specifically for a competition in mind, as I usually do not paint abstractly — so it was a challenge.  The main pigments I used were cadmium yellow, gamboge, purple, thalo blue and quinacridone red.

Second Place Award in Midwest Nat’l Abstract Exhibition 2012

This painting will be exhibited in the Midwest National Abstract Art Exhibition VIII, from September 29 – November 4, 2012. The exhibit will be held at the Garfield Park Arts Center in Indianapolis.

Posted in Midwest Life on August 11, 2012.

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Original 22″ × 30″

Metal frame (28" x 36")

$1,200.00 |
Print 8″ × 10″

Actual image size is 7.33″×10″.

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Print 11″ × 14″

Actual image size is 10.27″×14″.

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Print 16″ × 20″

Actual image size is 14.67″×20″.

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