Wow. Words can’t describe how cool this is (especially given his process)! Jeremy Mayer has mastered the disassembling and reassembling of old typewriters into anatomical figures, both human and animal. The figures fit together seamlessly in an intricate, delicate, and yet also robust way. It seems like typewriters are the perfect medium to convey the beauty of the human (or really… Read More »Anatomical Typewriter Sculptures by Jeremy Mayer
Prolific and extremely talented illustrator Sarah Goodreau created this little set of organs and anatomical illustrations. Having gone to undergrad with Sarah, I always admired her use of color and texture, the above being a great example. So I’m pleased as punch to see her doing some anatomical art! She is definitely an artist to keep your eye… Read More »Anatomical Illustrations by Sarah Goodreau
These beautiful and delicate sculptures, crafted of paper and glue, were made by French artist, Mathilde Roussel. Meant to emulate human skin, these folded sculptures serve as a metaphor for everyday human change, as the artist explain in their own words: We imperceptibly change everyday as if we were changing skin. The Mues sculptures… Read More »Mathilde Roussel – Mues
Brooklyn band, Yet Cut Breath, headed up by Anna Morsett, put out an album in fall of 2010 with some rad anatomical art to back up the title Hinges. A pretty perfect match if you ask me. And they produced a sweet anatomical shirt to boot, with art by the talented… Read More »Yet Cut Breath – Hinges
Well, artist extraordinaire, James Jean, is at it again. Here is a character lineup for a secret project called SOMA that he has in the works. No info about the project is out yet, but the illustrations are amazing, definitely click for a larger view. My favorite, of course, is The Blood.
Whoa. Ok, this takes paper crafts to the next level. Lobulo Design, of London/Barcelona, does some stunning work, all hand cut! Most of the pieces have a lot of depth, not always translated in the head on shots, but their website has some really great behind the scenes photos and videos of how these… Read More »Lobulo Design
These beautifully rendered anatomical type illustrations were done by the extremely talented Jessica Hische for an article about women’s heart health. With numerous wonderful projects under her belt, her portfolio is sure to be inspiring to anyone who loves type and/or does type design. In her own words: I think people generally love language,… Read More »Love Your Heart by Jessica Hische
So, while fiddling around on twitter today I stumbled upon this awesome little project called Six Word Stories Every Day, and was pleasantly surprised to find a handful of them with anatomical illustrations. This is exactly what it sounds like; stories, in 6 words, coupled with beautiful designs to represent each. A… Read More »Six Word Stories Every Day
Found this nifty gif while browsing ffffound. If anyone knows its origins, give us a shout! Or, just enjoy its awesomeness. Update: This is, in fact, from the opening to Dragon Ball Z (which I have never seen). Thanks for the info everyone!
I don’t know about you, but I have definitely wondered how exactly the cars in Cars were supposed to be alive, at least, in the weird half real, half not real world that is Cars. These rad rendering were done by illustrator Jake Parker and he does a much better job of… Read More »Cars Anatomy by Jake Parker
These erie and beautiful images were made by Italian artist, Benedetta Bonichi. The combination of animal and human X-Ray work surprisingly well together. I’d be curious to know the process behind making these hybrid images. There are a lot more to be seen on her website toseeinthedark.it. I recommend heading that-a-way… Read More »Benedetta Bonichi’s X-Ray Art
Oh man, this illustration has bikes and anatomy!? I’m already in love. This beautiful sketchbook image was done by the extremely awesome Dadu Shin. We’re talking amazing illustration skills, no really, go check out his portfolio now, you won’t be sorry! The serenity and simplicity is good for what ails you. What a… Read More »BikeSkull by Dadu Shin
Man, I wish we had legit coins as cool as this, but it wouldn’t be as special if it were machine made this way. These gems are a sampling of skull carved “hobo” nickels, mostly stemming from the 1930s depression era. The sudden scarcity of jobs in the early 1930s… Read More »Skull “Hobo” Nickels
This music video by m ss ng p eces for the band Panda Bear is amazing. I LOVE the old black and white film feel, nice and grainy. The hand painted skeleton costumes have great texture and whatever they did, black light or just extreme color correction, to get the bones to glow looks awesome. As… Read More »Panda Bear – Surfer’s Hymn