Medical Illustration

Introducing Revealed: a new blog on scientific and medical illustration+

I’m proud to introduce a new blog that recently joined our tiny medical illustration blog community. It’s called Revealed: a...

Read More+ 10 years ago

What a Heart+

Illustrating a heart seems to be the right of passage for all aspiring medical illustrators in graduate school. It’s a...

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John Bell: Rebelling against the artist+

Since the monumental work of Vesalius, the relationship between anatomist and artist has been one of support and dependency. The...

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Man as Industrial Palace: the impact of Fritz Kahn+

A German, Jewish gynecologist, artist, and popular science writer extraordinaire, Fritz Kahn (1888-1968) is considered by many to be the...

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Blunt Dissection+

My illustration of the mosquito hemostat.  A fabulous dissecting tool because it’s blunt so won’t cut through important structures and...

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Anatomics by Rich Carthew+

Illustrations by Rich Carthew, a graduate student pursuing his Master of Art and Design at Auckland University of Technolog, New...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

This is an illustration of a glomerulus, the main filter of the nephron in the kidney. Medical illustrator, Jim Stanis, created this...

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Visible Proofs: Forensic Views of the Body+

A fascinating exhibition by the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland, called Visible Proofs, details the history of forensic...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

“Anatomical Theatre at Leiden was sold as a souvenir at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. The well-dressed men...

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Is that a skull on your coffee table?+

The dangers of being in medical art and medical education. This article appeared in today’s Chicago Tribune (the major Chicago...

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Medical Illustration Tutorial+

For those of you interested in pursuing medical illustration or simply want to do it as a hobby, this is...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

Currently the image on my desktop… Artist: Jacques Gamelin (1738-1803) From: Nouveau receuil d’ostologie et de myologie (1779)  ...

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The Pernkopf Anatomy Atlas: tainted beauty+

Have you ever looked at an anatomy textbook and asked yourself where the specimens for the illustrations originated? We’d like...

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Henry Gray: the man behind anatomy+

Gray’s Anatomy has remained an educational icon for anatomy since it was first published in 1858 by Henry Gray. Almost...

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Scientific Visualization: An Explanation+

Felice Frankel, a judge for the Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge, and Graham Johnson, a Certified Medical Illustrator, explain the...

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