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Virtual Art Workshop for People wIth Breast, Ovarian or Gynecological Cancer

Support Connection, Inc. announces a free virtual art program: Object Drawing will be offered via ZOOM on Tues., Oct. 19, from 4 - 6pm NY time. Open to people nationwide who have or have had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Limited to 15 participants. To learn more or to pre-register, call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290 by 5 pm (NY time) on Monday, Oct. 18 .

Relax, unwind and enjoy yourself in this virtual art program where you’ll draw favorite items from your home. This class is appropriate for all skill levels from beginners to more advanced. Participants will learn how to draw objects in their homes, starting with basic shapes and finishing with details and texture. Explore various shading techniques such as blending, smudging, hatching, stippling and more to capture what you see in your homes every day.

Object drawing can be enjoyed using only simple pencil and paper. However, participants are also encouraged to use any additional supplies they may have available: colored pencils, pens, markers, pastels, paint, thicker paper etc.

INSTRUCTOR: Lauren Hollick, Program Director and Teaching Artist at The Art Effect, an arts education agency based in Poughkeepsie, NY. Lauren will provide easy, step-by-step instructions.

SUPPORT CONNECTION, INC. is a 501 (C) (3) not-for-profit organization that provides free, confidential support services and programs to people affected by breast and ovarian cancer. Founded in 1996, Support Connection is based in Yorktown Heights, N.Y., but through our toll-free hotline and website we serve people throughout the country. Services include: One-on-one peer counseling and support groups, offering women the opportunity to connect with other cancer survivors; Ongoing wellness classes; Holistic health workshops; Educational programs; Information and referral services; A toll-free cancer information and support hotline (800-532-4290.) To learn more, visit http://www.supportconnection.org/" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.supportconnection.org/&source=gmail&ust=1633206630227000&usg=AFQjCNHCMPjGGD0-yUQQS_5sj5K2aKGYIA" style="color:rgb(17, 85, 204)">www.supportconnection.org or call 914- 962-6402. Support Connection Breast and Ovarian Cancer Support: We’ve been there. We care.

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