Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

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 »

Screech Owl

Screech Owl

November 15, 2022

I have always painted birds and animals and decided to design another owl. I love the colors and textured patterns of the owl's feathers. more »

Imperial Lion

Imperial Lion

July 6, 2022

This amazing Asian sculpture captured my attention while visiting the pagoda on the Des Moines riverbank near the Botanical Center. more »