Thursday, April 25, 2013

Tactile Drawing

(Video link) There are ten days left in a crowdfunded campaign to provide Lensen drawing kits to sight impaired kids. The Lensen is simple wooden drawing tool that makes drawing lines a tactile experience.

The pen unspools wool yarn onto a Velcro surface, which grips the yarn. The pens are designed for children with visual impairment, but they would be a great experience for any artist to use blindfolded and actually feel the lines coming out of the pen.
Link to "Start Some Good" crowdfunding page
Thanks, Rob Nonstop


Anonymous said...

This reminded me of this:

Kate said...

What a wonderful idea! I'm off to support it.

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