The Retrieve

Man’s best friend can also be his best huntin’ buddy. A dog fidgets on his stand as he eagerly waits for his owner to say the word, then he leaps into the freezing water or he sprints with ears flapping across the flooded field to retrieve the grounded waterfowl. The morning hunting time always creates a beautiful, soft sunrise.

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Oil on Canvas


12 x 12


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.