Garden Cove

During a painting workshop in Arkansas, we painted on some amazing farmland with a beautiful plantation house and garden. I loved how the sunlight splotched all over the blooms on the trees and onto the bushes. One side of the painting is in dark shadow, while the light illuminates the bushes and crape myrtles, creating a perfect keyhole to peak through to the rest of the garden.

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Oil on Canvas


9 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.