Checking it Twice

Santa peers humorously at his list, giving it one last look before his busy night. Gold, green, red, and white are ideal Christmas colors for this portrait of the jolly man. Light hits his face and beard, creating interesting shadows and variations of color in his hat and beard.

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Oil on Canvas


12 x 12


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.