Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Violet”

Wildflowers #4

Wildflowers #4

March 14, 2019

I was inspired by our acreage of wildflowers -- all the delicious colors, shapes and sizes of these beautiful flowers. This arrangement includes coneflowers, daisies, pansies and other pink and violet blossoms. more »

Peonies, Delphinium and Astilbe

Peonies, Delphinium and Astilbe

April 1, 2016

This lovely bouquet was painted from my reference photo taken last spring. The colors are fresh and ┬ámy goal was to capture the big shapes without getting bogged down with the details. It was a challenge painting this on my easel using the wet-in-wet technique. more »

Coneheads & Swallowtail

Coneheads & Swallowtail

April 28, 2014

Now that it’s spring, you will notice my paintings are full of fresh flowers. I love the pale violets and lavenders of the coneflowers, and the orange and rust-colored centers. They attract numerous butterflies, bees and other interesting insects. My general plan of attack is to take numerous photographs, and if I have time, I […] more »

Indigo Bowl

Indigo Bowl

October 14, 2013

This is my last bouquet from our garden this year with our bright sunflowers and gladioli. It was painted wet-in-wet and completed in two days, which is quick for me. My main concern was to capture the freshness and bold colors of the flowers. The indigo bowl was a gift from my parents and the […] more »