Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Music”

Quasi Cadenza

Quasi Cadenza

January 23, 2014

This particular piece was not one I breezed through effortlessly. One of the problems was limiting colors. I have a tendency to go hog wild with colors!¬†Every element surrounding the chairs works toward harmonizing the shapes and patterns. It gets complicated if there are too many shapes and if it gets too crowded. I always […] more »

Trombones

Trombones

September 20, 2010

This is part of my marching band series. I tried to paint one each day. That didn’t work out because of the format size — almost 11 x 14 — but considering I was able to complete 4 of these in about a week in time to display for Pancake Day, I thought that was […] more »

Cinnabar Opus

Cinnabar Opus

October 14, 2009

This artwork was made using both torn and cut paper shapes — triangles, circles, and rectangles in bright red with yellows and greens. It took me a while arranging, then re-arranging, pieces for a pleasing design. Texture plays an important role too. It reminds me of some musical passages I’ve listened to in classical music […] more »