Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Historic”

Herman Greef House, Bentonsport

Herman Greef House, Bentonsport

March 4, 2015

This is part of a series I have been working on of the Bentonsport community. I love the historic structures — they are very picturesque! Last summer I took a lot of photographs to use for reference. This old home sits around the corner from the Greef General Store, and is where the store owner […] more »

Centerville Bandshell

Centerville Bandshell

October 21, 2014

This is a realistic watercolor painting of the newly-renovated bandshell in Centerville, Iowa. Many people have asked me to paint this structure because of the good memories it holds for them. I worked from my photograph, which includes the historic courthouse behind it. more »

Dairy Barn, Cantril, Iowa

Dairy Barn, Cantril, Iowa

January 31, 2012

This is another painting of my never-ending fascination with barns in our area. I’ve painted this before from a different view. It is a round dairy barn on the historic register located off Highway 2 in southern Iowa. Supposedly they danced on the third floor of this large barn and farm workers lived there too.  […] more »