One of my readers turned my attention to a fantastic site called Posemaniacs. It contains hundreds of images of computer generated male and female models in numerous poses. You can rotate each pose so that you can draw any angle… Read More »Posemaniacs: Find a pose, any pose!
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
Will you be joining the thousands of happy peppy people at SXSW starting on Friday? If so, add our panel talk to your schedule! Presenting Complex Information with SimplicityMonday, March 11th, 3:30–4:30 PMOmni Downtown, 700 San Jacinto, Austin Presented by Tristen George,… Read More »Street Anatomy SXSW Panel Talk!
Have you ever looked at an anatomy textbook and asked yourself where the specimens for the illustrations originated? We’d like to think that the specimens came from willing donors wanting to give their bodies to science in order to educate… Read More »The Tainted Beauty of The Pernkopf Anatomy Atlas
One of the times that medical illustrators get to be truly creative is with medical editorial illustrations. Whether it’s for the cover of a medical journal/magazine or an article, editorial illustrations combine scientific accuracy with artistic license. They are the… Read More »Alexandra Baker’s Medical Editorial Illustrations
The past few months have been full of incredible anatomical street art. So much so that it’s been difficult to keep up! Below are some of our favorites from our top street artists and even a medical illustrator! Nychos Nychos is… Read More »ANATOMY in the STREETS – Roundup 3
There are abundant resources on the web for learning how to do pretty much anything. Yet tutorials on medical illustration are often lacking. How to draw a blood vessel? How to render muscle? How to paint juicy globules of fat? Where are… Read More »Tutorial: Quickly Render Bone Cross Sections in Photoshop
Indianapolis-based Medical illustrator, Jared Travnicek takes us through each step of his process for creating a medical illustration. This medical illustration shows the clipping of a posterior inferior cerebellar artery aneurysm. Note that he mentions “after revisions” a couple of times throughout… Read More »The Creation of a Medical Illustration by Jared Travnicek
These beautiful heart and kidney illustrations are the work of Toronto-based illustrator and designer, Susan Duncan. Susan drew these from real specimens at St Bartholomew’s Hospital medical library. The problem with specimens, however, is that they’ve lost all the color of… Read More »Susan Duncan Paints Life into Dead Specimens
Ukranian born Alexey Kashpersky, created this stunning, hyper-realistic 3D cadaver using ZBrush. The textures and rendering of the wet tissue are incredible! Depictions of cadavers has a long history in anatomical visualization and this piece reminds me of “The Anatomy of the… Read More »Alexey Kashpersky’s Hyper-Realistic 3D Cadaver
Travis Bedel, aka Bedelgeuse, is a master at collage art. Almost all of his work features anatomical illustrations infused with flora and fauna and composed into pieces that are well designed and mesmerizing. Travis says of his work via artistaday,… Read More »Stunning Anatomical Collages by Travis Bedel
Toronto based illustrator Olivia Sementsova created this beautiful heart using a combination of traditional (acrylic) and digital media.