Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Cosmos”

Flower Explosion

Flower Explosion

October 7, 2013

Now that the weather is cooler and changed into fall, I have been thinking about my summer flowers — the wonderful luscious yellow and mahogany sunflowers among the delicate fuchsia cosmos. These were picked and arranged in my artistic vase, filling it thick with blossoms. I am particularly fond of the red-violet color. It really […] more »

Florals & Pigs

Florals & Pigs

June 10, 2009

This week I've been working on some quarter-sheet florals for the upcoming festival -- so attention flower lovers! I love the vividness of colors and try to combine different varieties into an interesting arrangement. [...] 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 »

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 »