'They Cry Out'
They Cry Out
33" x 43"
Fifth in a series on the exploitation of people.
Upheaval, uncertainty, and strife are a part of every life but for those experiencing religious persecution, it can mean life or death. Thrown out of homes, towns, or killed, their lives and security are not under their control. My piece shows the ten worst countries that do not tolerate different religious views, where the lives of persecuted Christians and Jewish populations can truly be a fleeting moment.
2 Corinthians 4:8-9 (NLT) We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed.
I start my work in Photoshop where I draw and then edit the images to suit my vision. After the main pattern is designed I will edit the image on the design wall as I assemble the work.
Soft edge applique, machine quilted.