Through images, Carl Schoonover, a neuroscientist tells the fascinating history of the brain in his new book, Portraits of the Mind. Most of these images, from the first ever known medieval Arabic drawing to the brilliantly colored “Brainbow” produced using state-of-the-art techniques, have never been seen before by the general public, but have been employed daily by scientists around the world to expand our understanding of the brain. To read more, check out the photoessay by The Loom! [via The […]
Speaking of the magnificent organ, the heart, this was left on the doorstep by Bobby, the sweetest black cat on the block of Birmingham, Alabama.
Third assignment in Anatomical Visualization. Part 1: Render basic forms with an upper-left light source. Posterior View of Anomalous Inferior Vena Cava with Azygos Continuation Part 2: Illustrate one of two case reports of anomalous inferior vena cava with azygos continuation with emphasis on the volumetric illusion of form through the use of light and shade. I chose to illustrate Anomalous inferior vena cave with azygos continuation in a Japanese man by Tohno. Process: Other articles concerning similar anomalies were […]
Second assignment in Anatomical Visualization. ¾ anterolateral view of the right knee joint in two-point perspective. After all my bad talk about this assignment, I soon sprained my knee during a mugging. Good news is that I may have free digital copies of my knee X-rays soon!
I have craved Kittiwat Unarrom’s bread for quite some time now. Since 2006, artist Kittiwat Unarrom, son of a baker, has created bread shaped like various body parts at his Human Bakery in Ratchaburi, Thailand. In order to make them realistic, Kittiwat spent many hours studying anatomy and visiting forensic museums. At the same time, he makes his bread delicious by constructing the details of the body parts out of cashews, raisins, chocolate, and blood-like glazes. To read more about […]