Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Watercolor”

Summertime

Summertime

March 14, 2024

This watercolor painting was inspired by my garden flowers that I picked for a table bouquet. It is my favorite subject to paint; I love the colors and freshness of the flowers. more »

Night Time Irises

Night Time Irises

February 8, 2024

This painting was inspired by my garden irises. I love gardens and find them a restful place to enjoy the solitude of each day and admire nature in all its glory.¬†I am drawn by the shapes and brilliant colors of flowers. more »

Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

January 4, 2024

To commemorate the longest day of the year, my inspiration for this floral watercolor was the bright red seasonal poinsettia¬†flower and the Christmas amaryllis. more »

Elliott

Elliott

December 7, 2023

This is a commissioned watercolor pet portrait done for a friend. I created this portrait of Elliott from a provided photo. more »

Pumpkins & Daisies

Pumpkins & Daisies

November 30, 2023

This watercolor painting was the beginning of my "Daily Painting" series I began at the start of November. After setting up a still life with the miniature pumpkins and Shasta daisies, I lightly sketched the design on the smooth, hot press paper. more »

Dahlias, Creamer & Brushes

Dahlias, Creamer & Brushes

October 4, 2023

This watercolor was designed with a number of elements I have in my collection to set up still lifes. The elements I chose were a fresh dahlia from the garden, a red Carnival glass creamer, a dark green bowl with my art brushes, and a midnight-blue bottle, and I arranged them on a decoration black and white fabric. more »

Long Gone

Long Gone

September 28, 2023

I love the old barn structures -- they have so much character. This particular barn was located east of Centerville. What attracted me were the shapes of the barn, the broken roof, the silos, shed and poles. more »

Late Summer

Late Summer

August 23, 2023

Flowers are a great inspiration for me, and I cut and arrange many bouquets from my garden. I favor large flowers and their bold colors. This piece includes fuchsia zinnias and golden sunflowers in one of my special vases. more »

Fourth of July Irises

Fourth of July Irises

July 6, 2023

I am constantly inspired by my garden flowers because their shapes and colors provide endless designs and spread cheerfulness. I always begin sketching these flowers from life, and add detailed notes that help when I begin painting them. more »