Broken bodies Illustrations of dissections in a series of original coloured plates, the size of life, representing the dissection of the human body. (1867) Anatomist: George Viner Ellis (1812-1900) Artist: George Henry Ford (1809-1876) All of the figures are drawn… Read More »Interlude: Medical Visual
Excuse me, your exquisitely detailed skeleton is blocking my view of the rhinoceros. Albinus and Wandelaar are by far my favorite duo of anatomist and artist. When the Tabulae sceleti et musculorum corporis humani was published in 1747 there was… Read More »Interlude: Medical Visual
It looks as if the baby was just placed in the cross section. Supplement Table B (1872) Topographisch-anatomischer Atlas, nach Durchschnitten an gefrornen Cadavern (An atlas of topographical anatomy after plane sections of frozen bodies) Author: Wilhelm Braune (1831-1892) Artist:… Read More »Interlude: Medical Visual
Not many people realize the time and effort placed into producing an effective medical illustration. Medical students, doctors, and patients can study or just glance at a medical illustration and take away a copious amount of information. They’re focusing on… Read More »What Makes a Good Medical Illustration?
Gives a whole new meaning to the term “still life.” Table 71 Ontleding des menschelyken lichaams (1690) Anatomist: Govard Bidloo (1649-1713) Artist: Gerard de Lairesse (1640-1711)
Gorgeous neck anatomy tattoo taken from Atlas of Anatomy by Jean Baptiste Marc Bourgery. The physician who submitted it got this tattoo after spending years in medical school and residency, “I decided to get the tattoo as a symbol of the… Read More »A Testamanent to Hard Work
Extremely talented Melbourne-based designer, Josip Kelava, created this book featuring the master illustrators of the 16–19th centuries. Josip says of the book, … it focuses on the illustrator William Cheseldon who was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy, and who… Read More »BONE – Anatomy Illustrated
Illustration via Dream Anatomy This is one historical anatomical illustration that I have yet to see inked on someone’s body until now! Rodrigo down in Mexico City sent me his Riemsdyk tattoo saying, “People think I’m crazy but I really… Read More »Riemsdyk’s Gravid Uterus Tattoo
Loving this anatomical portrait by Hernan Giamberardino, done entirely with colored pencil.
Illustrator, dissector, and physician, Dr. Frank Scali, created this piece inspired by the anatomical definition of anastomosis. Scali says of his piece, “The female portrays the superficial venous blood flow, the male depicts deep arterial blood flow. Together they form… Read More »Anastomosis
Metem – “Despite of Opinions” EP Promo from ilovecut on Vimeo. This very House-like promo video was created by Cut a “network of independent people working in media.” Although I’ve seen this style done here and there, I still love… Read More »Metem – “Despite of Opinions”
This infographic-approached design by Jade Jariya, is a modern and simple way to portray the consequences of eating disorders, as well as highlighting body image statistics. The full poster has a strange colorized effect but the true color is reflected… Read More »Skin and Bones Poster