Scientific + Wildlife Illustration

Genome Research Cover

I created this journal cover in Adobe Illustrator for Whitehead Institute's Page Lab, for their paper on Y and W sex chromosomes. The bulls, snakes, and roosters they researched matched with Chinese zodiac symbols, and the journal was published during the Lunar New Year.

Condensates

This watercolor was created for Whitehead Institute's Young Lab, showing RNA condensates forming and "popping". This illustrates the feedback mechanism in which more RNA produced causes the condensate to dissipate.

Bull Chromosomes

This piece was created by hand with brush pen, then scanned in to Adobe Illustrator to create vector line and shading. It was made for Whitehead Institute's Page lab, for research describing the similarities of bull and mouse Y chromosomes.

Northern Flicker

Digital painting created for application to Cornell University's illustration internship.

Cell Cycle: Metaphase

One of many assets of the cell cycle created for animator Tim Marriott www.motionbytim.com

Straw-necked Ibis

Watercolor painting created for my portfolio

Nature Review Cancer Figure

One of several figures created for MIT's Whitehead Institute, published in Nature Review Cancer.

Major Mitchell's Cockatoos

A watercolor and pen illustration created for a children's book

Procyon Lotor

A colored pencil illustration of a raccoon skull. This piece was chosen to be 1 of 40 in the international illustraciencia 5 exhibition.

Audubon Study

A watercolor and gouache study of an Audubon painting, to show technique and color competency

Monk Parrots

A mixed media illustration of the Monk Parrots that sometimes live in urban areas and build community nests around telephone poles

American Robin

A watercolor and digital illustration created for my portfolio

American Goldfinches

A micron pen illustration created for my portfolio

Cat Dissection Guide, page 6

A digital illustration using Zbrush and Photoshop, created for the students of Crystal Lake South High School's cat dissection guide. The entire guide was written and illustrated by myself in collaboration with their teacher.

Cat Dissection Guide, page 12

A digital illustration using Zbrush and Photoshop, created for the students of Crystal Lake South High School's cat dissection guide. The entire guide was written and illustrated by myself in collaboration with their teacher.

Pigeon

I created this colored pencil illustration for my portfolio

App Line Illustration

A digital line illustration created for an app

Butterfly

A graphite illustration chosen to show at the Fourth Fridays Gallery Show in Harvard, IL

Parrot

A graphite parrot created for my portfolio

Inktober 1

The first day of Inktober 2015, a month long art challenge in October where a new piece in ink is created each day. I've participated since 2015

Prairie Birds

A watercolor and colored pencil poster created showing the different kinds of birds found in US prairies

Parrot Wing

A watercolor and gouache texture study created for my portfolio

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