Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Spring”

Tangerine Zinnias & Monarch

Tangerine Zinnias & Monarch

March 4, 2014

Spring fever always hits when winter weather does not want to stop, and it makes me dream of bright, fresh flowers. I used a photo for this piece and worked much of it wet-in-wet. The tangerine colors are very saturated and lively and the butterfly is the focal point. I painted two layers for the […] more »

Japanese Iris

Japanese Iris

April 26, 2010

These irises are smaller than the bearded irises, and the blossoms don’t last very long. What attracts me to these flowers is the color — a very intense purple. They also are early spring flowers, and I take lots of photos of them outside and also as a cut flower in vases. I used dioxazine […] more »

Jonquils #3

Jonquils #3

April 9, 2010

These three paintings are of my newly bloomed daffodils, a symbol of spring. I worked from my photos of the flowers and my intention was to complete a small, floral study daily as my garden flowers bloom, and to offer an affordable price for an original artwork. more »

Jonquil & Rhubarb

Jonquil & Rhubarb

April 7, 2010

These three paintings are of my newly bloomed daffodils, a symbol of spring. This jonquil composition includes a stalk of rhubarb. I thought it was an interesting combination. more »

Dancing Daffodil

Dancing Daffodil

April 5, 2010

These three paintings are of my newly bloomed daffodils, a symbol of spring. I worked from my photos of the flowers and my intention was to complete a small, floral study daily as my garden flowers bloom and to offer an affordable price for an original artwork. Another challenge was using some unusual, smaller-sized cut […] more »