The Old Barn

The old barn seems to have embedded itself into this scene, as if it is just as much a natural part of the field as the treeline or the tall grasses finding their way under the barn’s shade and up its walls. The darker reds and greens of the tree and roof contrast each other, as do the softer warm greens of the grass and the pink clouds. The thick brushstrokes create texture and movement in this miniature landscape painting.

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Oil on Canvas


6 x 6


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.