There are more online libraries offering a possibility to download the sources for creating a tactile images using different technologies. Those can include simple but very powerful braille graphics, dots graphics, tactile relief images for thermofoil, ZY Fuser, databases of 3D models source files and more.
(this article is going to be updated and more libraries and information can be added. Last udate on 6. 1. 2023).
- Tactile View Database: after purchasing the program Tactile View, users can enter to the database of thousands of tactile images ready for print within Tactile View.
- Tactile Graphics Image Library of American Printing House (TGIL);
- Just for Fun” Braille Designs of Paths to Literacy;
- Tactile graphics library of Perkins School for the Blind
- Six Dots Art by Lena;
- Braille ASCII Generator;
- Imageshare – Accessible Graphics Library: STEM library of of Bookshare;
Very precise description of different libraries with many details can be found on the blog of Veronica Lewis/Veronica With Four Eyes: FREE BRAILLE ART AND TACTILE IMAGE LIBRARIES: WORLD BRAILLE DAY 2024.