Medical Illustrators are often given the creative freedom to turn scientific data into a dynamic visual concept that can be entirely realistic or didactic. The image above accompanies the journal article “Emerging development in the use of bioactive glass for reconstruction of craniofacial bone” from the British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
The medical and surgical concept is presented in a dramatic and captivating style. The use of the images are used on the cover layout using the template of the chosen magazine. The image is developed and created to sum up the medical concept in one view that will catch the eye of the audience. Sometimes, unusual and dramatic lighting, color, perspective may be used. Here, the images combine traditional 2D illustration with 3D renderings.
|The final illustration for the journal article|