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User paints with her mouth
User paints with her mouth

User with easel on wheelchair
User with easel on wheelchair

Arm that steplessly adjusts the angle of the easel (close-up)
Arm that steplessly adjusts the angle of the easel (close-up)

Brush holder (close-up)
Brush holder (close-up)

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Custom-designed easel

Easel that makes it possible to paint with mouth - suitable for persons with extensive disabilities

Description
Two holders sit on the wheelchair. A stepless tilting metal sheet is mounted on the holder. The metal sheet is tilted upward. The metal sheet has an edge. The painting box is placed on the metal sheet and the edge prevents it from sliding off. The canvas is attached with strong refrigerator magnets.
A brush holder is mounted to the lower edge of the stand. When she paints with watercolors she places the glass of water on the wheelchair armrest.

Authors comments
Nina enjoys painting pictures. She started doing this after her injury.
The holders are also used for other wheelchair tables, see associated tip.

Manufacturer
Hjälpmedelcentralen (assistive device center)

Paid for by
County Council

Tip is dated from 2008

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » art, Tips and tricks from people with High tetraplegia without function in arms and hands (C2-4, ASIA A, B).

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