The Fort Worth Herd at Rest

Fort Worth has so many special features that make it unique among cities. One of those is the Fort Worth Cattle Drive that happens twice a day through the streets of the Historic Stockyards. The longhorns rest and lounge in a corral in between their march down the street. In this plein air painting, the vivid colors of the longhorns jump out against the neutral dirt reflecting the light of an overcast sky above.

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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.