Camellia Still Life

My grandmother is a fantastic gardener and loves to show off whatever is currently in bloom in her garden. I left her house one day with a vase full of bright pink and white camellias and thought I had to paint them. I turned warm light on them, and experimented with a neutral palette, portraying a dim lighting with muted pinks and greens.

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Oil on Canvas


12 x 16


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.