The artist behind these gripping paintings painted them after he has completely lost his sight

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 9 April 2015

Mr. Bramblitt is a 37-year-old from Dallas who became completely blind in 2001. His loss of vision took place gradually over 20 years, and while the exact cause is unclear, Bramblitt believes it is linked to his  brain seizures which started when he was only two.

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Phillip Meyer has cerated a gorgeous braille comic book

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 25 June 2013

I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of braille art. The idea of 2D picture books and images that a blind person can “see” through touch is absolutely lovely. This minimalistic tactile comic book by Phillip Meyer is so well thought out and crafted, both seeing and non-seeing audiences can appreciate it. It tells the […]

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Amazing blind contour drawings by Ian Sklarsky

Vicky Mather Reader Find

By Vicky Mather in New Art on Saturday 12 January 2013

Ian Sklarsky is a New York-based illustrator and filmmaker. Famous for his ‘blind contour’ portraits (he will draw with one line that doesn’t leave the paper, looking only at his subject), Sklarsky has drawn 700 plus people this year and I’m impressed with the nuances he finds in his subjects. He’s produced these illustrations in […]

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Blind contour drawings by Jessie Winslow

Jessie Winslow Reader Find

By Jessie Winslow in New Art on Thursday 19 April 2012

I’ve recently been working on these fun, whimsical, blind contour line drawings. Without looking at the paper, I draw the characters from my subconscious memory of faces and people I have met in my life, and then immediately record my reaction in watercolors. The result is a vibrant, and sometimes wild expression of memory.

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