Alice Combe
Visual Impairments-Keratoconus

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
I created this project in collaboration with visually impaired (VI) members of the Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), to expand public understanding of VI. Based on interviews, I created a series of portraits of people with different VI, in the way that they see.

How was the illustration used:
within the RNC building

How did you make this work:
This portrait depicts artist Lennie Jordan, who has Keratoconus - a non-inflammatory eye condition in which the normally round dome-shaped clear window of the eye progressively thins causing a cone-like bulge to develop. The purpose is to educate people about the different types of VI people have.

Commissioner Company :
Plymouth University

Social Media:

Personal Website:

University of Plymouth
BA Illustration
Year of Graduation:

As an illustrator, I am interested in creating work with impact. My work visually highlights socio-environmental disputes throughout society, to help bring attention to the articles and companies my illustrations are anchored to.