This Artist Paints the World as People with Bad Eyesight See it

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You probably never think about how people with bad eyesight see the world around them. Even those among us who wear glasses or contacts tend to forget that the world can actually get pretty blurry when your eyes don’t work properly and you’re not wearing any of those aids.

Philip Barlow, an artist from South Africa, paints pictures in which the struggles of people with myopia or nearsightedness are clearly shown. They mainly look like photos that weren’t focused well, and that’s a pretty good representation of how people with these conditions naturally see.

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work in progress, oil on canvas #oiloncanvas #beach

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