Textbook Illustrations

A collection of traditional and digital artworks created for anatomy textbooks and atlases. 

carbon dust skull black and white katrina hass pencil traditional art science anatomy

Carbon Dust: Human Skull

 

Goal: To create a realistic and anatomically correct rendering of the human skull using the carbon dust technique. Labelled in Adobe Illustrator to communicate key anatomical features.

 

Client: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Media: Carbon dust, Adobe Illustrator

Format: Textbook illustration

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: October 2019

Neuroanatomy: Brainstem

 

Goal: To create illustrations that depict the external appearance of the brainstem on a single-page layout suitable for a neuroanatomy atlas. 

 

Client: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Media: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop

Format: Textbook illustration

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: February 2020

brainstem progress art work in WIP illustration
brainstem neuroanatomy illustration art katrina hass visuals
ligaments knee joint katrina hass illustration medical anatomy art

Ligaments of the Flexed Knee Joint

 

Goal: To realistically illustrate the ligaments of the flexed knee joint. Sketch based on a specimen from Grant’s Museum.

Client: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Media: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

Format: Textbook illustration

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: December 2019

Neuroanatomy: Pituitary Gland

 

Goal: To render a page for a mock neuroanatomy atlas. Original sketch was created by Colleen Paris and shape outlines were created in Adobe Illustrator by Chloe Ma. This project was developed to help familiarize ourselves with the design process of following style sheets and collaborating with other artists.

 

Client: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Media: Adobe Photoshop

Format: Textbook illustration

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: April 2020

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pituitary gland illustration katrina hass

Illustration by Colleen Paris

neuroanatomy blood supply to the brain katrina hass illustration
Brain illustration BMC H-W Cassie Hillock-Watling

Rendered by Cassie Hillock-Watling

Neuroanatomy: Blood Supply to the Brain

 

Goal: To create a preliminary sketch of the blood supply to the brain suitable for a mock neuroanatomy atlas. Shape outlines were created in Adobe Illustrator by Eric Chung and the final render by Cassie Hillock-Watling. This project was developed to help familiarize ourselves with the design process of following style sheets and collaborating with other artists.

 

Client: Prof. Dave Mazierski

Media: Procreate

Format: Textbook illustration

Audience: Anatomy students

Date: March 2020