ERIC Number: EJ431313
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Use of Tactile Pictures to Communicate the Work of Visual Artists to Blind People.
Hinton, R. A. L.
Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, v85 n4 p174-75 Apr 1991
An approach to the transcription of visual art into tactile form is described, with regard to the effects of relief, texture, and picture context. The impact of such pictures on the blind user's understanding of spatial relationships, distance, and perspective and as a stimulus for creative artwork is discussed. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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