Biomedical Illustration

Posterior of Knee

Clients: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Medium: Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: January 2018 (Revised colour version completed in December 2019)

Project Details: The illustration was created for the illustration component of an anatomy class in the Biomedical Communications program. The goal of the project was to create an anatomically accurate study of a dissected body part. The initial sketch was completed from a specimen in Grant’s Museum, University of Toronto. The sketch was then transferred to and rendered in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.

Human Skull

Clients: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Medium: Carbon Dust, Adobe Illustrator

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: October 2017 

Project Details: The illustration was created as a carbon dust practice exercise for the illustration component of an anatomy class in the Biomedical Communications program. The goal of the project was to created a labeled, accurate human skull diagram of which an anatomy student could study from. References included skull models. Anatomy atlas textbooks were also used to cross reference and to label the illustration.

Arm and Shoulder Arterial Supply Study

Clients: Prof. Michael Corrin

Medium: Graphite and Adobe Illustrator

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: September 2017 (Revised in December 2019)

Project Details: The illustration was created as a beginning class exercise to determine what arteries supply blood to what muscles of the shoulder and upper arm. Both posterior and anterior muscles were studied and drawn, but only the anterior muscles are shown here.

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