I love the dustbuster lungs. Very clever and well executed. “There’s a Craftsman in all of us” Advertising Agency: Y&R Chicago, USA Via Ads of the World
Gerrard David’s “Transfiguration of Christ” compared with a coronal section of the human brain. An interesting article published by four UK scientists in the neurosciences speculates that the masters of the Renaissance hid brain imagery in their religious masterpieces. Some… Read More »Hidden Brain Imaging in Renaissance Masterpieces?
Richard Russell is the type of guy that buys antique medical books on his lunch breaks and carefully dissects them to expose the anatomical illustrations within. He’s been using anatomical illustration in his collages for the past 25 years and… Read More »Bladder Hats and Ovary Heads
Argosy Publishing has made a dream come true for students and teachers wanting an easy to use, high quality, 3D interactive anatomy atlas. And the best part of all? It’s absolutely free. Other 3D atlases like A.D.A.M’s Interactive Anatomy ($695)… Read More »Under the Skin of Argosy’s Visible Body
Source: Universal Leonardo While on the subject of maps and anatomy with my previous post on the art of Shannon Rankin, a fellow medical illustrator informed me that Leonardo Da Vinci originally made numerous comparisons between rivers and the circulatory… Read More »Veins of Water: Maps and the Anatomy of Da Vinci
Found this intriguing piece under the Wellcome Images Collection. Definitely squint your eyes at this one to see how the features of the head pop out. A human head containing jostling human figures. Crayon drawing, 1929. Author unknown.
These are a few pieces from the ‘Map Works’ series by artist Shannon Rankin. Rankin believes that “Maps depicting mountain ranges, roads, lakes and rivers resemble internal biological features, reproductive anatomy, skeletal structures and networks of the human body.” By… Read More »At the Intersection of Anatomy and Geography