Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Holiday”

Tinsel Time

Tinsel Time

August 2, 2016

My challenge was to design more whimsical animal Christmas collages. I used sketches of our three goats and added some fun trees and stars. Their shapes describe their breeds: Pygmy, Nigerian Dwarf and a mix of regular-size goat and Dwarf with floppy ears. The colors changed a lot while I was working on this, and […] more »

Hollyberry Toucan

Hollyberry Toucan

June 29, 2016

I have been working on a series of Christmas themed animals and birds because I believe there is a need for something humorous and different than what the usual holiday designs offer. I love toucans because of their shape and colorful feathers. I’ve combined the winter holly with the tropical bird in a Christmas hat, […] more »

Peppermint Pups

Peppermint Pups

May 24, 2016

This is another collage I decided to rework. Most of the design was good, but needed fine tuning. Color adjustments were made and I also added details to┬áthe ears and cap. Dachshunds are adorable dogs and these cute pups are ready for Christmas! more »

Peppermint Pups

Peppermint Pups

November 11, 2009

This is a design of two cute orange/brown dachshunds with striped Christmas hats. Lately I’ve been working on themed pets, which is unusual for me and especially difficult working with the color orange and Christmas. Doxies have been a popular seller for me, so I decided to have some fun with these and added the […] more »