Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Bird”

Gooney Bird & Giraffe

Gooney Bird & Giraffe

November 10, 2011

This is the fifth wild animal design in my series of Christmas Critters.  This is a whimsical yellow giraffe with maroon spots, a blue eye, orange ears and mane wearing a hat.  Sitting on top of his head is a teal gooney bird with an orange beak and multi-colored feathers, and also wearing a hat.  […] more »

Sweets for the Baboon

Sweets for the Baboon

November 1, 2011

For this painting, I decided to do the background first instead of starting with the center of interest, as I usually do. In this case, the baboon. I liked his silly expression! And I decided that using complementary colors would make them pop better against the dark teal green. In collage, each color-value affects each […] more »

Cockatoo

Cockatoo

March 7, 2008

This painting is of a purple bird with yellow and orange variegated feathers on a branch with red eye and blue legs. more »

Love Birds

Love Birds

March 7, 2008

This was done from March 2006 sketch of two green red-headed lovebirds on branch with a gray background. more »