Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Downtown”

Rooftops, Des Moines

Rooftops, Des Moines

July 22, 2010

In this view, I used a photo taken of downtown Des Moines a few years ago from the top of a parking garage. The architecture and building forms interested me. The panoramic view from above was inspiring! Of course, I took artistic liberty with most of the building colors and used a strong value pattern […] more »

Mondrian’s Des Moines

Mondrian’s Des Moines

September 10, 2009

I created this piece because I had an interest in completing some cityscapes from 2000. We visited Des Moines in early spring and I walked around the capital and downtown area, taking lots of photos. I’ve completed a few paintings since then and recently visited and took more photos of the Farmers Market and surrounding […] more »