How a blind Vietnam veteran creates award-winning art

A bullet fragment claimed Jim Stevens' eyesight. But that hasn't stopped him from creating amazing images.

Art, by Jim Stevens.
(Image credit: Facebook.com/The Art of Jim Stevens)

Painter and sculptor Jim Stevens has been a professional artist for more than 15 years. He vividly captures portraits using oils, acrylics, and his trusty yellow no. 2 school pencil, the kind with a silver ferrule and a pink eraser on the end. Stevens' award-winning work is collected internationally. He's been featured in galleries in Seattle and Denver, where he lives.

He is also legally blind.

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