Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Animal”

Year of the Sheep

Year of the Sheep

September 22, 2015

This was inspired by our playful and ornery goats. And because the year 2015 is the Chinese Year of the Sheep/Goat, this was perfect! In the past I have done some Chinese zodiac animals in ink and decided it was time to try them using collage papers. Working from my sketch and some of my […] more »

Verne, The Pygmy Goat

Verne, The Pygmy Goat

June 30, 2014

My favorite subject matter with┬ácollage materials is animals. I was inspired by our new pet, Verne, who is a pygmy goat. He’s not good at standing still and posing for me. He does all kinds of antics instead. I have to take a lot of shots while he gets too close to the camera lens. […] more »

Kris Kringle Lemur

Kris Kringle Lemur

October 30, 2011

This is an addition to my new holiday designs highlighting wild animals. Animals are very entertaining and I thought a lemur would be kind of different for Christmas. The basic color is a reddish brown with the purple-ringed tail and mask on his face, with blue nostrils. I chose the lime green background to accent […] more »