Illustration Below you will find some of the illustrations I have completed during my time as a freelance biomedical illustrator and throughout the course of my graduate studies at the University of Toronto's Biomedical Communications program. These projects are meant to teach biomedical topics to a variety of audiences. They are created using a wide range of techniques for several types of distribution media.

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Liver Donor Surgery

Adobe Photoshop
This illustration is meant to clarify the main steps that comprise the liver donor procedure performed by surgeons at Western University Hospital.

Anatomy of the nerve

Adobe Photoshop
This illustration is meant to clarify the anatomical structures that comprise the nerve fibre. The client was Toronto-based consultancy firm, Metrix Group.

Anatomy of the pelvic contents

Adobe Photoshop, Maxon Cinema 4D
This illustration is created as part of an animation intended to educate patients on rectal cancer surgery as performed at the Ottawa Hospital. Click here to see the complete animation.

Anatomy of the male pelvis

Adobe Photoshop, Maxon Cinema 4D
This illustration is created as part of an animation intended to educate patients on rectal cancer surgery as performed at the Ottawa Hospital. Click here to see the complete animation.

Lateral elbow of the dog

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator
This illustration is created to explain the correct positioning for the lateral view of the dog elbow. It is intended for publication in a textbook of veterinary radiology.

Diabetic foot ulcer

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Maxon Cinema 4D
This illustration presents a complex pathology in an understandable form. View similar projects >
Received the Award of Merit in Student Instructional Colour by the AMI.

Diagnostic and surgical tools

Maxon Cinema 4D
This illustration is a still render of a generic monofilament instrument and an electrocautery instrument used in various projects. It is also an exercise in lighting and texturing in Maxon Cinema 4D.

Blood flow

Maxon Cinema 4D
This illustration is the result of a rendering exercise in Maxon Cinema 4D. It is indended to provide a dynamic landscape of blood flow for print or web.

Healthy foot and ankle

Adobe Photoshop
This illustration is created as part of a project meant for a double-page spread in a scientific magazine. The dramatic view and angle are meant to capture the reader's attention.

Portrait of female

Adobe Photoshop
This illustration is created as part of a medical legal group project. By portraying the defendant, it functions as an orientation while adding a humanistic feel to the presentation. Click here to see the complete project.

Anatomy of the human brain

Adobe Photoshop
This illustration is the result of a rendering exercise in Adobe Photoshop. It is indended to be an accurate and detailed depiction of the human brain for use in print or web.

Anatomical pathways of autonomic innervation to the lacrimal gland

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop
This textbook illustration is intended to accurately describe the complete anatomical pathways of innervation to the lacrimal gland for medical students studying clinical anatomy.

A3G impedes HIV replication in circulating CD4 T-cells

Adobe Illustrator
This illustration is intended to promote Dr. Mani Larijani's research involving the actions of human apolipoprotein B mRNA editing enzyme (A3G) and their significance in HIV replication.

The three phases of cancer immunoediting

Adobe Illustrator
This illustration is published in the British Journal of Urology International as part of Dr. Nieroshan Rajarubendra's journal article on Prostate Cancer Immunology. Click here to read the article.

Brainstem innervation and blood supply

Adobe Illustrator
This illustration is commissioned for print in Toronto Notes, a medical review textbook. It is intended to clarify the complex neuroanatomy of the brainstem and cranial nerves, as well as the brainstem blood supply.

Neuroanatomical localization of language areas

Adobe Illustrator
This illustration is commissioned for print in Toronto Notes, a medical review textbook. As a side-bar sized illustration, it is "clutter-free" and successfully highlights Broca's and Wernicke's areas in the brain.

Patent foramen ovale

Carbon dust, pen and ink, Adobe Illustrator
This single textbook page illustration is intended to provide a brief overview of the patent foramen ovale condition for first year medical students.

Interior of male urinary bladder and prostatic urethra

Carbon dust, Adobe Illustrator
This textbook illustration is intended to accurately depict the interior anatomy of the male urinary bladder and prostatic urethra. It is drawn directly from a specimen in Grant's Museum at the University of Toronto.