Motion sickness

Turbulent enough to get the Vestibular apparatus moving!

The task in hand is to illustrate Motion sickness in an Australia navy officer. Having worked through several projects with the Australian Geographic magazine for the past 20 years, I knew this task was going to be another in-depth look at another exciting topic.

The initial preview on the left depicted the vestibular apparatus, fluid movements in the semicircular canals and the other organs impacted. Yes, our officer was in enough pain and discomfort, but the overall circumstances were deemed to be not turbulent enough by the artistic director, Mr Andrew Burns.


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Pancreatic aneurysm in Whipple

Take your camera and go on a journey within the human body

Looking at a blank page and visualising impossible camera angles is what really makes this profession extremely exciting for me. Here, my challenge was to depict a Gastroduodenal artery stump aneurysm after a Whipple operation.

Only available visual references can be seen on the top left. A 3D view of the aneurysm and a sketch form the clients, Professor Jaswinder Samra and Dr Tony Pang of Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney. The extra challenge was to show communication with the Gastrointestinal tract and bleeding from aneurysms in two different locations (B and C).


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