Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Silo”

Sunlit Path

Sunlit Path

May 24, 2021

My love affair with old barn structures continues.¬†Working with collage, and editing as I work, results in an out-of-this-world design. more »

Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek

January 26, 2021

I have been inspired by the Midwest landscape for many years.¬†The sprawling fields, rustic barns and sheds are a few elements that capture my interest. I began painting these old structures around 1995 and have painted over one hundred landscapes since then. more »

Sheds & Silos

Sheds & Silos

May 19, 2015

This is one of my Daily Paintings which was done in one sitting. I enjoy painting Iowa landscapes with all the typical elements of farm life. This one includes a tractor, silos, shed, old tire, and hay bale. I like the casual composition — nothing too orderly with the random placement of things.   more »

Cattle Chute

Cattle Chute

March 24, 2012

I chose to paint this old, red barn in Plano, Iowa because of its weathered silo, cattle chute, and out-buildings. These are no longer standing. The photographs I took in the 1990s of barns in southern Iowa describe many old barns of this era. It is sad that many of them were not saved. It […] more »