Black and White Medical Illustration

Black and White Medical Illustration

Featured Image: David Killpack

Medical artwork is often produced in a myriad of styles depending on the application. One such style is black and white illustration.

Commonly used in textbook publishing and in patient education materials, this style is highly revered for its timeless appeal.

Below we’ve compiled a brief selection of the types of black and white artwork that you can find on MISB.com. Enjoy!

Don’t forget you can always use our specialty search to find more styles, subjects, and techniques.

Krystyna Srodulski

KrystynaSrodulski

crown and bridge prosthodontics

 

Mesa Schumacher

MesaSchumacher

A figure from a set of illustration of a Modified Radical Neck Dissection. This anatomical layout of the neck shows the critical anatomy after dissection has been completed. General surgery or Otolaryngology.

 

Jay LeVasseurApplied Art, LLC

JayLeVasseur

This image is part of a series discussing technical options for heart transplants in patients presenting varied congenital heart conditions.

 

Rebecca Robinson

RebeccaRobinson

Scratchboard Scarab Beetle (Scarabaeidae spp.)

 

Gregory Lewis
3DeMotion Inc.

GregoryLewis

Black and white image of neurons and dan double helix. The cell body (soma) contains the neuron’s nucleus (with DNA and typical nuclear organelles). Dendrites branch from the cell body and receive messages.

 

Tiffany Slaybaugh Davanzo, MA, CMI
Slaybaugh Studios LLC

TiffanySlaybaughDavanzo

Depiction of cartilage framework and utilizing of a forehead flap in pediatric reconstructive nasal surgery.

 

Jonathan Dimes

Jonathan Dimes

Lower eyelid being pulled down revealing multiple tiny vessels in the sclera of the eye.

 

Karin Spijker

KarinSpijker

A traditional handmade pencil drawing, combined with digital techniques of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

 

Sarah McNaboe

Sarah Mcnaboe

Pedicularis cystopteridifolia. One of many wildflower illustrations completed for a wildflower identification app.

 

Jennifer Gentry

JenniferGentry

Facial muscles

 

Wendolyn Hill

Wendolyn Hill

Depiction of a new surgical procedure for hernia repair with a mesh.

 

David Killpack
Illumination Studios

Illumination

Anatomy of the pancreas

 

Jillian Walters

JillianWalters

Inspired by the Lined seahorses (Hippocampus erectus) exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. I like how they use their tails to hold onto sea grasses. Male at the top, followed by two females. Bombay black India ink on Essdee 19×12 scratchboard. #16 xacto blade and size 0 paint brush used as well.