05/29/2013 09:05 am ET Updated May 29, 2013

Blind Art: An Uncle's Painting For His Nephew Will Make You Cry (PHOTOS)

This week Redditor unholysh*t brought the internet to tears after sharing an artwork made by his father accompanied by the caption: "My dad painted this for my 7 year old cousin. The little guy has been blind since birth."

The painting, all white except for a red sun in the corner, uses texture instead of color to help visualize a landscape. The artist signed his name on the bottom in braille and included a message in Portugese to his nephew on the back of the canvas.

Unholysh*t translated the note for curious commenters, which you can read here. The Reddit user also added a few touching words about his father. "My dad really is a rock star. He just got back from Libya where he was teaching general dentists to perform their own root canals. If I can accomplish half of what this man did in his life time, I will die a die a happy man."

See the uncle's beautiful gesture below and let us know your thoughts on the art in the comments.

He focused on relief so my cousin can feel the painting.

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