Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Flamingo”

Flamingo on Vacation

Flamingo on Vacation

January 30, 2015

The inspiration for this piece came about while we were on vacation in San Diego last summer. The color of these birds attracted my attention, it was so vivid. Everything about them inspired many sketches. I focused on the head of one bird. Its head and neck are┬ávery graceful. No background was planned, but I […] more »

Flamingo & Stars

Flamingo & Stars

March 19, 2008

My original idea was for this painting to have three flamingos and be called Flamingo Fandango, but I had to scale back to fit within the preselected frame. I painted the background loosely by dripping and flinging the paint on archival board. more »