Kidney development illustrations for publication

Kidney development illustrations for publication

Illustrations of diagrams pertaining to the development of kidneys for use in publication (client provided sketches and certain colour preferences for reference).

The illustrations were made in 3 phases, the first was to draw the vector outlines in illustrator. After client approval for anatomical correctness, they were brought into Photoshop at high resolution and, using mask layers created from the vector paths, the fill was brushed in to create form and colour tones. Final labels and diagrams were then added in Illustrator.


Published in “Factors Influencing Mammalian Kidney Development: Implications for Health in Adult Life“, Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology series Volume 196, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, May 11, 2008.

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Illustration can be seen on pg 6

Client: Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Monash University
Agency: Technology Services Group, Monash University
Role: Illustration