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The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists

The Amazing Art of Disabled Artists
Some of the best artists deal with disabilities in their everyday lives that the rest of us can’t even imagine living with, and use art to communicate with the world. The results are often stunning. We’ve collected biographies and sample pieces from outstanding disabled artists, both famous and lesser-known. The artists below paint with their hands, their mouths and their feet. Many are blind or suffer from mental disabilities, yet they produce some of the most beautiful and intricate artwork that you can imagine. Their achievements are arguably epic in the face of the adversity that they face. We hope that the artists in this post inspire your designs and make you look at adversity in any field as a surmountable obstacle. Stephen Wiltshire Disability: Autistic Savant Wiltshire was born in 1974 in London to West Indian parents. Maria Iliou Disability: Autistic Maria Iliou is a Greek artist with autism spectrum disorder. Joseph Cartin Disability: Bipolar Peter Longstaff Disability: Missing Both Arms

Artrage Home Home Page - Akiane, child prodigy Acordian, The Adoption Adventure Again I Find The Winter A.I. Welcome to Akiane Gallery Originals ~ $10,000 - $3MSoul-Scapes ~ $50K - $350KPrints ~ $150 - $3100(208)-712-4491 “You obviously are gifted!”Oprah, The Oprah Winfrey Show “Her work is absolutely gorgeous.” “Unbelievable! “You are a wonder! Age 18 Age 17 Age 16 Age 16 & 17 Sketches Age 15 Age 14 Age 13 Age 12 Age 11 Age 10 Age 9 Age 8 Age 7 Age 6 Age 5 Age 4 Polish Paintings 50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing Advertisement Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design. This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art, sketch a pencil drawing, coloring processing, character sketching, shapes, proportional, perspective and much more. Traditional Drawing Tutorials Marilyn Portrait TutorialA truly fantastic drawing tutorial to learn how to draw a portrait of Marilyn Monroe with pencil. Portrait tutorialThis is a step by step tutorial on how to draw a realistic portrait. Traditional Drawing Tips & Techniques It's done.

Every Picture Tells A Story ( Draw Something, the amazingly addictive guess-my-sketch game Illustration by Alex Eben Meyer. It’s been four days since the FedEx guy dropped off my new iPad—four days during which I wanted to put the device through its paces and write up a comprehensive review. Well, that didn’t happen. Farhad Manjoo is a technology columnist for the Wall Street Journal and the author of True Enough. Follow Instead, like millions of other people, I went to the iPad’s App Store and downloaded the game Draw Something. Draw Something, which is available for both Apple and Android devices, sounds simple and, in some ways, unoriginal. What makes Draw Something so hard to resist? I suspect that Draw Something’s laxity on the rules contributes to its popularity. Like Words with Friends, Draw Something is asynchronous: When I draw a shark and send it over to you, you can figure it out at your leisure. For instance, take that shark. But in this pain comes pleasure. I support these changes, but I hope the company doesn’t lard up the game with a lot of extra baubles.

Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Um. Anyway, I found all I could really do was try to explain ways to teach yourself...and then add some pictures. Walter Foster - learn how to draw and paint books and kits for artists of all ages A Cartoon Color Wheel | Cartoon Brew: Leading the Animation Conversation Artists use a color wheel for inspiration; to help select colors and mix pigments. Last month, a group of writers at created this clever cartoon color wheel, which is both useful and a lot of fun. Check out the larger version at Slate where you can select each character and enlarge each image.