Gritty factory inspired work by Germany based art director, Heiko Klug. What started as a test scene in 3ds Max became a full fledged personal project. As Heiko added more detail, he transformed a basic anatomical heart into something that… Read More »A Factory Pump by Heiko Klug
I’m loving this incredibly fun and imaginative anatomy by Hamburg based 3D artist, Antoni Tudisco. At a mere 21 years old, Antoni is a completely self taught artist, mastering the entire Adobe Suite and teaching himself 3D illustration. He was… Read More »Antoni Tudisco’s Pop Anatomy
The incredibly fascinating Royal College of Surgeon’s Hunterian Museum in London has just opened an Olympic-themed exhibit in their Qvist Gallery, Anatomy of an Athlete: Elite sport, surgery and medical art. The Hunterian called upon some of the top artists… Read More »Medical Artists Step Up to The 2012 London Olympics
An advertisement for Red Cross China brilliantly reminds people to donate by depicting adult fetuses growing inside of human organs. “Donate an organ and give someone another chance to live” Advertising Agency: JWT, Shanghai, China Creative Directors: Lo ShuengYan, Tiffany… Read More »Reborn: Organ Donation Ad
Illumination Art Director Blake Dinsdale Designer Blake Dinsdale HHMI Bulletin Design Director Michael Braley Designer Jennifer Lee Here are some winning designs in the Educational/Institutional category in the SPD (The Society of Publication Designers) awards. Check out the website for… Read More »SPD Metal Finalists
Bryan Christie. I had seen this name over and over again in the fine print every time I saw a beautiful medical visual in a magazine. From Scientific American to Newsweek it seemed like Bryan Christie’s crisp, clear, and… Read More »Beautiful simplicity: the work of Bryan Christie
Some of you got stumped by the last challenge. This one isn’t any easier. Is it a photograph, a 3D model, or digital art? It’s actually a combination of using Photoshop and Maya (a 3D program). Done by Michael Bengtsson.… Read More »Another challenge! Real or fake heart?
There are three images below. Can you tell which one is done in Photoshop, which one is a photograph, and which one is done in a 3D program? Click “read the rest of this entry” to see the answers. … Read More »Digital Art, Photo, or 3D Illustration: can you tell the difference?
James Archer of Anatomy Blue specializes in the creation of didactic and cinematic imagery for the pharmaceutical, health care, and publishing communities. Services include editorial, medical, scientific, and technical illustration and animation. View more stunning images at Anatomy Blue.
Vagus nerve stimulation therapy. Used to treat epilepsy by one of my favorite illustrators, Bryan Christie Vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) is a type of treatment in which short bursts of electrical energy are directed into the brain via the vagus nerve,… Read More »Interlude: Medical Visual
It’s obvious that there has been a recent trend toward using 3D medical illustration in everything from editorial pieces to television commercials. It’s that real life look and feeling of depth that makes 3D stand apart from regular illustration.… Read More »3D Medical Illustration: the Growing Trend
Taking eight months, and resulting in over 900 detailed 3D illustrations plus animation, Medi-Mation has redrawn the human anatomy. At first glance, creating 3D medical infographics might appear slightly clinical to the average digital artist. Yet for Medi-Mation, commissioned to… Read More »Incredible Visuals from Medi-Mation