Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Square”

Ted’s Pizza

Ted’s Pizza

July 10, 2011

This old pizza place was an interesting structure and color, along with the signage and surrounding buildings. I was told it was no longer doing business, but someone down the street was selling pizza now. This watercolor was completed at the Davis County “Plein Air” event on the square in Bloomfield. In the early morning […] more »

George & Nick’s

George & Nick’s

November 22, 2010

I’ve had many requests for prints of this popular Centerville eatery on the square, famous for their steaks and pizza. First step was to get a photo with decent sunlight and shadows; after that it was easy to paint the restaurant building facade and the neighboring businesses. The signage and the distinctive lamppost with flag […] more »

Watching an Artist at Work, part II

Watching an Artist at Work, part II

June 20, 2010

I began demonstration painting at Bradley Hall in early June. The area where I paint is next to my rented spot on the second floor. I decided to paint a recognizable local scene of the Centerville square — just a small section of it. After doing a fairly exact sketch, I have been working on […] more »

Watching an Artist at Work

Watching an Artist at Work

June 12, 2010

Recently I participated in the Octagon Center for the Art’s monthly Art Walk in Ames. This is a great way to interact with customers, and people love watching an artist at work. I am also painting weekly at Bradley Hall in Centerville [...] more »