Penguin's Big Adventure, 2018; Jeeeun Kim (South Korean, born 1986) and Tom Yeh (born in Taiwan, 1977), Sikuli Lab, Computer Science Department, University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, Colorado, USA, founded 2012); Author: Salina Yoon; 3D-printed illustrations with braille text; Courtesy of Sikuli Lab

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2018

0302, Tactile Picture Books Project

These book pages were created by the Tactile Picture Books Project. The team is using tactile illustrations and braille to transcribe currently available children's books for blind and visually impaired children. A simplified, web-based 3D modeling platform enables parents and teachers to design, customize, and print tactile books. 3D models created and shared within this web-based system are easily copied and modified by others.

  • Penguin's Big Adventure, 2018

    Jeeeun Kim (South Korean, born 1986) and Tom Yeh (born in Taiwan, 1977), Sikuli Lab, Computer Science Department, University of Colorado Boulder (Boulder, Colorado, USA, founded 2012); Author: Salina Yoon; 3D-printed illustrations with braille text; Courtesy of Sikuli Lab

  • Penguin rolled up his adventure map.

    Penguin stands next to a paper scroll.

  • Quilt Basket Rope

    Three patterns are depicted: puffy squares with soft, rounded edges, a basket-weave pattern, and a braided rope.

  • Together they built ice forts. They went whale watching.

    At the top, a domed igloo is made of rectangular blocks. Underneath, the round top of a whale and a curved, splashing tail emerge from a wavy shape. Curves spout from the top of the whale.

  • Drawing (USA), 1916
  • 29.3 × 29 cm (11 9/16 × 11 7/16 in.).
  • Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. R.M. Hunt.
  • 1960-38-1

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