First Light Silhouette

My dad and three brothers always send me pictures of the sun rising behind the cypress trees where they duck hunt. This painting portrays not only the stillness of the morning, but the stillness and anticipation builds as ducks start flying overhead and shooting time draws near.



Oil on Canvas


18 x 24


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.