Hydrangeas and Blue Vase

I found the cutest painted blue vase and became obsessed with capturing the sheen of the porcelain and colors reflected in the white background. The neutral colors in this painting bring your attention to the vibrant blue brushstrokes and bright yellows in the lemons that bounce up onto the vase⁠.

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Oil on Canvas


8 x 10




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.