Little Boy

Meet the epitome of all things little boy. His face says it all, from his quirky smirk to his intense gaze. Who knows what aspirations and shenanigans this little guy will dream up! I wanted to capture the true blueness of his eyes by using mostly warm tones in the rest of the lighting on his skin and light blonde hair.

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Oil on Canvas


11 x 14




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.