The Light Spindle

The Light Spindle

The Power of Light as a force in Medical Illustration or any Illustration Written & Illustrated by Laura Maaske, MSc.BMC, Medical Illustrator & Medical Animator   Do you recall your first discovery of light when you were a child? What an alluring beauty that intangible phantom presents for babies at a certain age. I remember ... Read More »

Anatomy of Wood: Bigleaf Maple Burl

Anatomy of Wood: Bigleaf Maple Burl

Anatomy of Wood   Photographs and Poster by Laura Maaske, MSc.BMC, Medical Illustrator & Medical Animator| e-Textbook Designer   Featured woodturning artist: Harold Solberg   January 15, 2011 ???????????????????????????———————————- Laura Maaske, MSc.BMC, Medical Illustrator & Medical Animator e-Textbook Designer | Health Communicator | Scientific Illustrator ???????????????????????????? Laura Maaske ? Medimagery LLC Medical Illustration & Design ... Read More »

Opening Doors: the Magic of Small Decisions to Make Change

Opening Doors: the Magic of Small Decisions to Make Change

“There’ll never be a door. You are inside and the fortress contains the universe and has no other side nor any back nor any outer wall nor secret core. Do not expect the rigor of your path, which stubbornly splits into another one, which stubbornly splits into another one, to have an end. . . ... Read More »

Fractal as Pattern-teacher

Fractal as Pattern-teacher

And yet relation appears, A small relation expanding like the shade Of a cloud on sand, a shape on the side of a hill. -Wallace Stevens, “Connoisseur of Chaos” .           What are your favorite fractals? For me, simply to list my favorite fractals together, knowing they all share something in ... Read More »

Nature & Patterns | Science, Medicine, Art, & Photography

Nature & Patterns | Science, Medicine, Art, & Photography

What can we learn about the design of the universe, as we look to the body for clues? My question finds me at a somewhat broken place where I have observed a great deal of disconnectedness. But recently I am beginning to observe in those same patterns, a common architecture. I wonder if this sense is real. I want to find design parallels using science, art, philosophy and all the truth traditions as tools. I want my professional life and my personal life to lead me down this path of exploration. Read More »