Young artist creates 'face' of 2011 LDS Alabama Nativity exhibit

The finished product has a peacefulness that belies its beginnings, which include coffee stains and joint compound. But that’s exactly the result the creator hoped to achieve.

“I wanted to contrast the softness of the moment of the mother and child with the roughness,” 16-year-old Belle Prosser said. The harsh texture of the joint compound and the dirt-colored coffee stains “reminded me of the rough surroundings Jesus was born in,” she said, adding, "but I really wanted to get across the serenity.” The result is the “face” of the Montgomery Alabama Stake’s sixth annual Interfaith Nativity Exhibit.

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