Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Lotus”

Lotus Buds

Lotus Buds

February 2, 2015

This is another in a┬áseries of the beautiful lotus plant. I usually work from my photo and do a preliminary sketch and simplify shapes. The leaf shapes were edited, as there were too many to add anything extra to the design. The main focus are the buds of these flowers. This collage is done on […] more »

Lotus 2

Lotus 2

January 20, 2015

This is a collage design of a lotus plant, from my photograph of the plant at Balboa Park. Pieces of rice paper were used to add depth and dimension with my usual acrylic papers. It was edited throughout the process, focusing on bold, simple shapes. I posted this previously as a “Daily Painting,” although it […] more »