Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Sienna”

Autumn Joy

Autumn Joy

September 14, 2023

This acrylic collage is part of my botanical series focusing on Autumn colors and designs. The colors featured are typical of fall: burnt orange, deep red, cinnamon, sienna and white. more »

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

March 16, 2023

This is another sunflower bouquet with magenta zinnias. Over the years, I have done at least two hundred different sunflower paintings and I am still inspired by their bold, big shapes and beautiful colors. more »

Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey

March 17, 2022

This portrait is part of my Black History collages that I began a year ago. I chose to paint Oprah because she encourages people to read more, and I think that is very important. more »

Gwen Ifill

Gwen Ifill

March 14, 2022

This portrait is part of my Black History Month series featuring important women of color. I chose women who have inspired me, and I plan to add to this portrait series. This painting features Gwen Ifill, journalist and newscaster. more »

Simone Biles

Simone Biles

March 10, 2022

This is a portrait of Olympic medalist Simone Biles. I created this for my series of notable Women of Color for my exhibition in February 2022 for Black History Month. more »

Amanda Gorman

Amanda Gorman

March 4, 2022

This is an acrylic portrait of Amanda Gorman. It is part of a series I am currently working on for my Women of Color exhibition in February 2022. more »

Be Smart, Be Safe

Be Smart, Be Safe

June 12, 2020

This is more from my series of designs of the businesses in Valley Junction. The old theater is now a costume business and the old building is an interesting shape with the theater sign. more »

A-Okay Antiques

A-Okay Antiques

June 3, 2020

I love painting local scenes, and this watercolor is a continuation of the storefronts in Valley Junction in West Des Moines. In this particular scene, the yellow rocket ship above the door captured my attention along with the interesting array of objects inside the window. more »