[Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research] Very Interested in the Idea

John M. Kennedy kennedy at utsc.utoronto.ca
Fri Feb 13 04:25:03 UTC 2015

Royal Holloway University in London has a conference on blindness and art late June this year.
 Hope this proves of interest.

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> On Feb 12, 2015, at 8:49 PM, kc visuald via Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research <art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hello Miss Lisa,
> My name is Kevin, and I am an animator by trade. About eight months ago, my
> retinitis pigmentosa rendered me legally blind, and I was trying to figure
> out a way to solve "blind drawing" puzzle as well; granted, it sounds like
> you've already done quite a bit of research regarding the matter.
> I was talking to a friend of mine about somehow writing a program--which
> also uses sound--that informs the artist about their location within a
> composition; sadly, aside from using the "Rule of Thirds" as a guideline,
> he and I haven't talked much about it since. I can still technically SEE
> how to draw; however, my production pipeline has suffered significant
> slowdown.
> I'm not sure if this would also help, but there is a method of drawing
> called Blind Contour which could maybe help inspire some ideas; however, in
> order to create a successful composition, one still needs a relatively
> functional set of eyes.
> At any rate, thank you for contacting me about this wonderful idea. I would
> be very interested in seeing this put into practice. Best of luck in making
> this happen!
> Sincerely,
> Kevin
> P.S.  Are you an artist as well? If so, then I'd definitely be interested
> in seeing some of your work. Here's a link to my website:
> kcvisuald.blogspot.com.
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