After Going Blind, Artist Uses Texture to Complete Beautiful Paintings
In 2001, as a result of Epilepsy, artist John Bramblitt went blind. Now, while it is easy to see how blindness could ruin the career of a visual artist, going blind was actually the catalyst to begin his career as a visual artist. His art has been sold in over twenty countries and he has been featured in news, print and even appeared on the Evening News with Katie Couric.
"Functionally blind," meaning that he can only tell the difference between light and darkness, John Bramblitt paints in a completely unique way. He uses textured paints to feel his way aroun... [More]