Glowing Peonies

Peonies come in a multitude of shapes and colors, and show off a new beauty with every phase of opening. The warm light set to this still life pulls out the deep yellows of the lemons and center of the white peony. A light violet hue outlines the cool reflected light on the back sides of the blooms.

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Oil on Canvas


16 x 20


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.