Fly Fishing

The river carves its path through the trees and washes over the rocky shore. The pastels of the sky and background create depth, leaving this fly-fisherman alone to enjoy his favorite hobby in the middle of the wilderness. The greens of the trees reflect on the waters and stand out against the warm red clay on the riverbanks.

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Oil on Canvas


16 x 20




Kristen Hess

Meet Kristen Hess

Little Rock native Kristen Hess has been taken captive by the rich colors and thick textures of oil paints since 2005. Her work combines the effect of light on her subjects with expressive brushstrokes, creating movement and depth in her pieces. Her representational style along with an extensive background in drawing come together with the atmospheric colors of the impressionists to create paintings that capture the emotion of the place or subject.