Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Bouquet”

Velvety Tulips

Velvety Tulips

March 14, 2010

Because of our unusually long and snowy winter, I have been anxious to paint a spring subject. These are some tulips and daffodils from my garden bouquet photographed a couple years ago. I was inspired by the gorgeous hues and non-formal arrangement of the flowers in a simple glass tumbler. They were photographed outside, and […] more »

Golden Petals

Golden Petals

July 21, 2009

Once again my inspiration changed my choice of subject matter. I previously planned to paint more local town scenes and got up early yesterday to take advantage of the early morning sunlight and shadow patterns on our town square. [...] more »

Pig Pennants & Van Gogh

Pig Pennants & Van Gogh

June 24, 2009

I've been discovering new ways to incorporate special requests for commissions, particularly with pigs. The newest combines cut-out words, office report backgrounds, collegiate pennants, and university pennants for team spirit! [...] more »

Summer Bouquet #159

Summer Bouquet #159

June 7, 2009

I love sunflowers! I have lost track of how many I’ve painted, which is the reason why the title is a number instead of a sunflower variety. Along with the sunflowers I’ve added another one of my favorite flowers, cosmos. I like the way their delicate shapes contrast with that of the sunflowers’ big and […] more »

June Sunflowers

June Sunflowers

June 6, 2009

One of my many sunflower bouquets. I love big, bold flowers and I planted six different sunflower varieties in my garden this year. I changed the vase motif a bit, with the vase sitting on the deck. more »

May Poppies

May Poppies

June 1, 2009

Picked a small bouquet of poppies and peonies. I love the colors of the warm orangish red in the poppies and the cool, delicate pinks of the peonies. The design is just a piece of the whole bouquet up close. more »

Garden Bouquet

Garden Bouquet

October 25, 2008

This week I set aside the barn collage after working a bit on the roof shapes and windows, and thinking about a good sky color to complement the barn textures. I completed a quick watercolor painting of some of my last garden flowers of the year — pink cosmos and red & yellow gaillardias. There […] more »