The Wedding Dress

This bride traveled far and wide for the perfectly designed wedding gown to adorn herself for her expectant groom. I had the honor of painting live during the couple’s wedding at P. Allen Smith’s Moss Mountain Farm. For obvious reasons, one of the bride’s favorite elements of her wedding was the extravagant floral arch, so we chose to capture this moment in a painting to keep as a favorite memory on their wedding day.

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Oil on Canvas


24 x 30


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.