Abstract Tulips

Every year, my grandmother plants dozens of tulip bulbs in her garden. The blooms were massive this year! I took home  a bouquet and decided to experiment with a little different style this time. Inspired by Van Gogh, these flowers have slight outlines in a darker color, intentionally contouring the shapes of the petals and leaves.

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Oil on Canvas


16 x 20


Kristen Hess

Meet Kristen Hess

Inspired by beautiful colors and light, Kristen’s artwork reflects the discoveries she makes in studying God’s creation. As a follower of Jesus, Kristen takes joy in internalizing and recreating the world around her. When Kristen is not painting, she may be cooking, enjoying life with her husband, playing any kind of games or sports, and daydreaming about traveling the world.