This is one of those projects that I wish I could interact with in real life. Anatomie Spiegel (Anatomy Mirror) acts as an interactive mirror allowing the user to see an anatomical reflection of their body. You become the anatomical model. As the user walks towards their anatomical figure, each layer… Read More »The Anatomical Mirror
Damon Albarn, the man behind Gorillaz and Blur is releasing his first solo album titled, Everyday Robots. The entire creative direction for the album is in the hands of the superbly talented London menswear designer Aitor Throup, who also happens to be completely fascinated with anatomy (check out his famous minimalistic Skull Bags). Aitor used… Read More »Damon Albarn’s Cranial Scan Music Video
As an art director at my previous job at a pharmaceutical advertising agency, I had the great opportunity to work with and use the incredible talent of Hybrid Medical Animation. They recently developed a shading system that achieves a realistic representation of radiological imaging. Here they show us the skeleton… Read More »Hybrid Medical Animation’s X-Ray of a Body Doing Yoga
I rarely post about medical/anatomical apps on Street Anatomy because, as a UI/UX designer, I seldom find any that are beautifully designed. This brand new app by Dublin based The Science Picture Company blew me away with its gorgeous 3D illustration/animation paired with a clean well thought interface. Life in… Read More »A Stunning Life in the Womb App by The Science Picture Company
Retrogenese (English version) from Suus Hessling on Vimeo. Suus Hessling created this touching, yet direct, stop-motion animation for her graduation project at the School of the Arts in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Driven by a fascination for Alzheimer’s and its affect on the brain, Suus goes on to explain, in 4… Read More »Retrogenese – A Stop Motion Tale of Alzheimer’s Disease
Another captivating piece by Italian artist Valentina Formisano! This stop motion animation was created entirely by hand as a didactical book for children to learn about the inner working of the human body. It is inspired by the books of Italian artist and designer, Bruno Munari. I love how each piece of… Read More »Stop Motion Journey Through the Human Body
Noah Scalin, the genius behind Skull-A-Day and many many other creative ventures, also happens to be a rockstar in the band, League of Space Pirates. Animated and directed by Georgiy Kuznetsov. This is their latest music video for the song Elegant Universe that follows the journey of the Detritus, the League… Read More »League of Space Pirates – Elegant Universe
Hominid from Brian Andrews on Vimeo. (Refresh this page if video doesn’t load) It’s quite creepy seeing a human skeleton inside animal bodies, especially a spider. Produced at Ex’pression College for Digital Arts, Hominid is an animated teaser based on the Hominid series of photo composites created from human and veterinary X-ray films by… Read More »Hominid – Human Skeletons Inside Animal Bodies
With an MA in Biomedical Communication from UT Southwestern and tremendous experience in the medical illustration/animation scene, James Archer is particularly sought after for his artistic style and approach to work. His 3D medical illustrations captivate the viewer with their diffuse lighting, organic hues, intimate depth of field, and overall softness… Read More »Interview with James Archer of Anatomy Blue
Amazing animation and concept for the Special Olympics by designer Vincent Viriot. Beautifully done in my opinion and just a great memorable ad. Well done!
“The Seed” is a short film created for Adobe by animator Johnny Kelly. The animated film follows the life cycle of an apple seed. It was made using a mixture of stop motion papercraft and 2D animation. The screenshots above show the seed passing through our digestive system on its… Read More »The Stop Motion Seed by Johnny Kelly
London’s Heart Hospital teamed up with the extremely talented visual effects studio, Glassworks, to create HeartWorks, the most anatomically accurate 3D beating human heart. The massive project was led by a team of three cardiac anesthesiologists at London’s Heart Hospital who were dissapointed with the absence of an accurate model… Read More »HeartWorks: unsurpassed accuracy and realism
Jellyfish Pictures, an independent visual effects, animation and motion graphics studio based in London, has been raking in the awards for their groundbreaking visual effects on the BBC’s “Fight for Life.” The 6-part series detailed the dramatic story of how the human body triumphs in crisis, told from both the… Read More »Medical animation beware, Jellyfish are creeping into the waters.
Steffen Vfx Showreel 2007 from Casey Steffen on Vimeo. Casey Steffen is a 3D Artist, Compositor, Writer, Storyboard artist, Concept artist AND a Medical illustrator. He received his Masters in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has worked for prestigious animation studios such as Anatomical Travelogue… Read More »A Must-See Medical Animation Showreel by Casey Steffen
David Bolinsky, medical illustrator and founder of XVIVO an award-winning medical animation studio, is one of the latest speakers at the annual TED conference. XVIVO teamed up with Harvard to create the one medical animation we’ve all come to know and love, the Inner Life of the Cell. In case… Read More »Medical Illustrator David Bolinsky among the world’s greatest thinkers and doers