Christmas with Santa

These sisters get their photo taken with Santa every year, and their parents always wanted to capture the memory in a painting while they are still young. The warm, rich reds and Santa’s velvety smooth suit emphasize the seasonal festivities. The girls are set before a cozy mantle adorned with greenery and decorations. The girls share an exciting moment reading Christmas stories with Santa.

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Oil on Canvas


30 x 40


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.