Medical Illustration

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, take time...

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The Digital Biomedical Illustration Handbook+

For those of you interested in pursuing medical illustration as a career this book is for you. It is a...

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Is that a scalpel in your bowel? An introduction to Medical-Legal Illustration+

With the increase in the number of malpractice and personal injury suits it’s becoming increasingly important to provide adequate visual...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

There is something anatomically incorrect about this color illustration, can you tell what it is? Artist: Jacques Fabian Gautier d’Agoty...

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Introducing the Father of Modern Medical Illustration+

When I tell any sort of medical professional that I’m going to be a medical illustrator they immediately respond “Oh,...

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First Medical Illustrations in America+

In my earlier post on the computer graphic artist, Cvetomir Georgiev, I showed you the 3D rendition he made of...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

Broken bodies Illustrations of dissections in a series of original coloured plates, the size of life, representing the dissection of...

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Spotlight: Karl Wesker+

When I took Human Gross Anatomy I used a total of eight textbooks, flashcards, and anatomy resources on the internet...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

Excuse me, your exquisitely detailed skeleton is blocking my view of the rhinoceros. Albinus and Wandelaar are by far my...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

It looks as if the baby was just placed in the cross section. Supplement Table B (1872) Topographisch-anatomischer Atlas, nach...

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What Makes a Good Medical Illustration?+

Not many people realize the time and effort placed into producing an effective medical illustration. Medical students, doctors, and patients...

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Interlude: Medical Visual+

Gives a whole new meaning to the term “still life.” Table 71 Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams (1690) Anatomist: Govard Bidloo...

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Vesalius: Anatomist not Artist+

I’m in the process of reading the wonderfully witty book by Mary Roach called Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human...

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Who are these Medical Illustrators?+

When I am asked the question what are you going to graduate school for? I answer medical illustration. It’s not...

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