Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Train”

Snow on the Union Pacific

Snow on the Union Pacific

March 1, 2011

These engines caught my eye on the drive to the recycling center. I am interested in painting subjects with a local flavor, and these machines are similar to the incinerators I painted a decade ago. Colors, details and value patterns were important to my design. Exhibited in Arts in Harmony 2013, Elk River Area Arts […] more »

Santa Fe Caboose

Santa Fe Caboose

February 2, 2011

This caboose was painted from my photo taken in 2004. I found it sitting in someone’s front yard. The red pigment was difficult to duplicate; I mixed a cool red quinacridone red and a warm cadmium red light. Yellows were mixed in similar manner, a cool one — gamboge — and a warm cadmium yellow […] more »