St. Tropez Cafe

While walking through the quaint streets of St. Tropez on the coast of southern France, I happened upon this little cafe underneath a canopy of bougainvillea. The warm clay color of the building reverberated around that whole cove, bouncing up onto the other stone surfaces. The angles of the stairs and rooftops give interest to the layout of the painting.

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Oil on Canvas


24 x 36


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.