Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Pet”

Bulldog 2

Bulldog 2

April 29, 2012

This was a commission of the English Bulldog who won many competitions for this breed, and was a therapy dog in hospitals and clinics. This dog was well-loved by his owner and many people. Unfortunately, he had to be put to sleep because of illness. My sister has two of his puppies, Snoozer and Petey, which […] more »

The Girls

The Girls

March 7, 2012

This painting includes five of our cat family: Saoirse, Fiona, Sadie, Ruby and Aurora. They include a variety of colors — a calico, siamese, white calico, black and a spotted black & white.  I did this as a portrait sample to let people know that photos of different pets can be combined into a single […] more »

German Shepard

German Shepard

December 10, 2009

This piece is part of an ongoing pet portrait series I’ve been working on this year. This is a smaller size than I usually work on, at an affordable price for the general public and great gift. My idea was to paint all the most popular breeds, so it will take me a while for […] more »

Ladder Cats

Ladder Cats

September 25, 2009

I’m using this painting as a sample of pet portraits that I can do. The cats on the ladder are my daughter’s cats Saoirse and Doyle. It’s always a challenge to paint a black animal — I just indicated the black-mop shape of him. more »

Beloved Pet Portraits

Beloved Pet Portraits

March 21, 2009

Having lots of feline models available, my latest watercolors include our indoor cats: Vincent, Jules, and Fiona. You too can have a portrait of your beloved cat, dog, or other pet. more »