This week, the Medical Illustration & Animation Sourcebook highlights recent work from Scott Bodell.

Illustrator: Scott Bodell

Client: American Heart Association

From the artist: “Systolic blood pressure is the pressure exerted against the walls of your arteries when the left ventricle contracts to eject blood into the aorta. This image is a stop frame in an animation delivered to the American Heart Association for training and education purposes.”


Scott Bodell is an award-winning medical illustrator and animator in Dallas, Texas, with past honors from the Association of Medical Illustrators and the Rx Club. Before starting Bodell Communications, Inc., which has transitioned to Bodell Medical Media, Scott served the UT Southwestern Medical Center as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Communications and a supervisor of illustration services. Scott has developed illustration, animation, and online content for advertising, marketing and educational audiences for years. A recent client list includes: the American Heart Association, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Stanford University, Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Wolters-Kluwer, Medtronic, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and Jobson Medical Information.