Sunset in St. Tropez

During our cruise of the Mediterranean coast, we took a stop in Saint Tropez, a beautiful, high end coastal town in southern France. My husband and I, with his family, took a short hike to a fort at the top of a hill overlooking the town and coastline. The hazy atmosphere created pale yellows and oranges in the sky, repeated in the pastel buildings and terra cotta tile roofs across the landscape. I was also struck by the boats, yachts, and ships scattering the bay, enjoying another beautiful day on the Mediterranean.

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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.