Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Daisy”

Flute Music and Petunias

Flute Music and Petunias

October 15, 2015

This painting was inspired by my garden flowers and antique bottle collection. Still lifes are one of my favorite subject matter to paint, and I love the bright colors of summer flowers! I decided from the start to use some of my flower sketches of our larkspur plants and fire engine red petunias. I began […] more »

Mostly Daisies

Mostly Daisies

October 8, 2014

Here is another still life of my garden flowers, which are lush and prolific this year. These are mostly daisies, with a couple sunflowers tucked inside the vase for color. My objective was to paint them wet-in-wet, taking advantage of the watercolor properties of mingling pigmented colors on damp paper. The grays were mixed using […] 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 »