|Exposed words "we are reminded not to give up" set the tone for this mixed media reflection.|
|Dollops of acrylic on a page covered with white gesso.|
|Paint spread with a Catalyst rubber "brush"|
Scrapbook items glued down with artist matt medium while on a mission trip in Mexico and composite images added later Stateside: the dominant image of the church is 2/3 photograph (left side) and 1/3 acrylic (right) with the trees added in acrylic. The goal was to recreate the majesty of the historic church in Todos Santos with the three-dimensional beauty of the majestic trees that lined the front walkway. The park benches (far left) emphasize the overall feeling of quietude and serenity.