Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Pink”

Awnings on Vogel Street

Awnings on Vogel Street

January 19, 2013

I’m continuing on with my painting-a-day series. This image interested me because of the torn, red-striped awnings and the shadow patterns. I took the photo thirteen years ago and always meant to paint it, but never got around to it. I worked on the hot press paper again, which is quite smooth. I usually begin […] more »

Flamingo Fandango

Flamingo Fandango

February 7, 2012

I’m back doing the exotic animals. These birds were designed in 2007 and I’m finally getting around to completing the collage.  I chose it for their colorful pink, long-necked bodies and legs, having some fun with changing some of the colors. They seem to be dancing and fluttering with movement. For the background, I decided […] more »

Gooney Bird & Giraffe

Gooney Bird & Giraffe

November 10, 2011

This is the fifth wild animal design in my series of Christmas Critters.  This is a whimsical yellow giraffe with maroon spots, a blue eye, orange ears and mane wearing a hat.  Sitting on top of his head is a teal gooney bird with an orange beak and multi-colored feathers, and also wearing a hat.  […] more »