Monet’s House at Giverny

Inspired by Monet’s impasto brushstrokes, this painting shows the overgrown pathway to the artist’s famous home at Giverny. Impasto refers to the type of brushstrokes that are distinguishable as opposed to blended into the form of the subject. These strokes usually carry thick paint, and are often short in length to suggest movement and direction. I love the diversity of colors and movement, as if you could get lost among the flowers.

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Oil on Canvas


12 x 16


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.