Icy Turquoise Waters

Doesn’t this water look icy cold and crisp? Small rivers and creeks in Arkansas fascinate me because I am enchanted by the colors in the clear water and how the smooth, rounded stones appear beneath the water’s surface. I kept most of the colors neutral and somewhat subdued so that the few vibrant hues stand out.

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Oil on Canvas


8 x 10


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.