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Art Therapy

Spirit of Hope

Check out this whimsical and delightful creature created by Alisa Lehman to emphasize the positive side of life while dealing with metastatic breast cancer.

June 2017 Vol 3 No 3
Alisa Lehman
Glen Ellyn, IL

I created this mixed-media piece from clay, fabric, tree branches, beads, and fiber, and titled it “Spirit of Hope” to emphasize my belief that positivity is essential in my life while dealing with metastatic breast cancer.

I have been working in polymer clay for several years and have always loved fabric and fiber, so I stretched my skills to create this large wall hanging.

I plan to create more of these to share with other patients with cancer and possibly to raise money for research.

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