Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Square”

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 »