Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Stunning Still Lifes

Bebop Blues Guitars

Bebop Blues Guitars

March 22, 2023

This composition was inspired by guitars that we saw at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, California, a few years ago. There was a display of many interesting musical instruments and interactive displays. more »

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

March 16, 2023

This is another sunflower bouquet with magenta zinnias.¬†Over the years, I have done at least two hundred different sunflower paintings and I am still inspired by their bold, big shapes and beautiful colors. more »

Vermillion Poppies

Vermillion Poppies

February 23, 2023

There is something about poppies that I love: the large, boisterous petals and shapes of the flowers and the vivid red color. I find myself drawing and painting them every time they bloom in my garden. more »

Sunflower Vignette #2

Sunflower Vignette #2

February 16, 2023

A client requested an original sunflower watercolor painting, and I am always happy to paint these bold and colorful flowers. They come in array of yellows, rust and mahogany hues -- what's not to like? more »

Gerberas & Chairs

Gerberas & Chairs

April 18, 2022

This acrylic collage is a continuation of my series of chairs compositions I began in the late 1980s.¬†ISince then I have challenged myself with different chairs, shapes and backgrounds. more »

Northwind Poppies

Northwind Poppies

April 11, 2022

This acrylic collage is part of my still life project for a joint show at Artisan Gallery 218. This design is a continuation of my Chairs series I began in the 1980s. more »