Author Archives: Bill
How To’s and Explainers – A Check List
Here it comes. One of those tedious, detail oriented EXPLAINER series of illustrations that can have dozens of steps, multiple file names, different sizes and proportions for different applications, a work in progress from the client and is handed off to you with a crazy timeline. First take a deep breath. Then go through this […]
One of the Best Genetic Engineering Explainers, Ever!
Explainers: It’s All About the Story
Heart Renders: Realistic and Symbolic
While sorting through artwork to post on my revised website, I discovered that I had rendered hearts over a dozen times in a variety of styles. In addition to the straight forward anatomical studies, they represent a range of conceptual ideas, from the heart as a highway, to a lover’s note, to a tattoo.
New Graham Studios Website
The Small Stuff
Many years ago, legendary creative director Al Adas critiqued a thumb I had drawn for him: “Dis tumb looks like a sausage.” Always one to take Al seriously, I have been working on my “tumbs” ever since. Often these images are reduced to postage stamp size to illustrate how to work a medical device, but even reproduced […]
5 Great Medical Animations to Watch Right Now
This week, Serbin Communications is featuring 5 Great Medical Animations to Watch Right Now on its Medical Illustration Sourcebook website. It’s a very interesting overview of different creative approaches that are used today to convey bio-medical information in a moving format. Check it out at: http://blog.medillsb.com/5-great-medical-animations-to-watch-right-now/
Valentine’s Day for Guys
Celebrating the holidays with the American Holly, Emerald Arborvitae, Austrian Pine, Black Hills Spruce, Douglas Fir, Eastern Red Cedar, Blue Point Juniper, Mugho Pine, Arizona Cypress, Scotch Pine, Balsam Fir, Bristlecone Pine, Canadian Hemlock, Pacific Cedar, Loblolly Pine, Lodgepole Pine, Ponderosa Pine, Giant Sequoia, …and the recently discovered Verizon Faux Fir
Should I Work for Free?