Marybeth Heikes

Paintings in Watercolor & Mixed Media

Posts Tagged “Yellow”

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 »

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 »

Harvest Centerpiece

Harvest Centerpiece

September 21, 2023

My goal was to create an autumn piece using fall flowers and colors. Using my imagination and some reference photos, I used a combination of terracotta daisies, tiny mums, some purple crinkly puffy flowers and red roses. 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 »

Cinnamon & Peach

Cinnamon & Peach

May 25, 2023

Sunflowers always inspire me to paint them! This bouquet was painted from my garden, using the luscious mahogany and rust-colored varieties that go well with the bright yellows and golds. more »

Purple Velvet Irises

Purple Velvet Irises

April 27, 2023

Inspired by the vivid colors and curled shapes of the iris petals, I began by drawing these beauties from life. The background is a combination of warm & cool greens, the complementary color of the irises. more »

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

Chianti & Autumn Beauty

March 16, 2023

This is another sunflower bouquet with magenta zinnias.¬†Over the years, I have done at least two hundred different sunflower paintings and I am still inspired by their bold, big shapes and beautiful colors. more »

Sunflower Vignette #2

Sunflower Vignette #2

February 16, 2023

A client requested an original sunflower watercolor painting, and I am always happy to paint these bold and colorful flowers. They come in array of yellows, rust and mahogany hues -- what's not to like? more »