• Does Sketching Cure Inattentional Blindness?

    5 monthes ago - By Gurney Journey

    Here's another "The Ask" feature coming up in The Artist's Magazine.
    I mention that "I feel like my eyes aren't even open until my observation is focused by drawing or painting. Even an hour later, I keep discovering things that escaped my notice at first: 'Where did that telephone pole come from?'"
    There's a name for what I'm talking about: " inattentional blindness ." Wikipedia says that it occurs "when an individual fails to perceive an unexpected stimulus in plain sight, purely as a result of a lack of attention rather than any vision defects or deficits. When it becomes impossible to...
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