ScART

ScART logoEvery scar tells a story. Explore the way you perceive them.

Dr. Amanda Ellington invites any breast cancer survivor to participate in the ScART program. This is a guided painting experience for cancer survivors to express their emotions and embrace life beyond cancer. Surrounded by women with similar experiences, patients use color theory and powerful painting techniques to paint the scars that cancer has left behind—physical or emotional scars. The result is a piece of art that is unique, personal, and tells each individual’s story. Fusing artistic expression and the power of acceptance survivors have the opportunity to develop friendships and a network of support that is necessary to have throughout the cancer journey.

ScART requires no previous painting experience. Local artist and certified ScART instructor, Susan Hebert, carefully guides patients through each step of sketching scars on the canvas, applying modeling paste to represent each scar’s unique markings, and choosing the right color palette to evoke particular emotions.

If you or someone you know is interested in attending one of these powerful events, contact (337) 494-2935 for upcoming dates and registration details.

“It’s a true celebration of our scars!”

–Traci, Breast Cancer Survivor

photo of SkART event partipants with artwork