[accessibleimage] color-blind strategy and Blind Images
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- Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 05:06:33 +0200
article Stafford artists draw inspiration from horses PONY UP THE CREATIVITY
The color placement in her work is intentional.
Years ago Frederiksen queried a color-blind acquaintance to find out
what color combinations he was able to distinguish. And then, using
careful placement of the various colors, she painted something he could
She explained that the colors outlining the figure make it possible for
someone to distinguish between colors that usually appear the same.
On one of her living room walls is a blue-green pony, edged in white and
purple with a copper background. Under candlelight, the copper shines.
This shining helps further define the horse figure.
"You can see the horse by default," she expl
*Blind Images moving out *
ENGLEWOOD -- Jeanne Cadman is moving her art shop, Blind Images, out of
The Emporium on West Dearborn Street.
Cadman said she is moving her studio to her home and will sell the art
on the Internet.
And in so doing, she is reducing the price of the merchandise.
In addition to her paintings, she sells other artists' works, including
jewelry. She also has a collection of puppets being sold at a reduced
Cadman is legally blind, but you couldn't tell by the looks of her art,
which is usually oil on canvas.
While still in high school, Cadman was diagnosed with retinitis
pigmentosa, a hereditary eye disease that ultimately causes total and
At age 13, Cadman became interested in painting through the influence of
her aunt, who was an artist. Cadman continued to paint, but she also
used her creativity to arrange art in the form of flowers.
Before taking up painting, she was a florist for 30 years.
Blind Images is at 362 W. Dearborn St., Englewood. For more information,
call (941) 475-9469.
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