An Illustrated Ovarian Transposition: Oophoropexy

An Illustrated Ovarian Transposition: Oophoropexy

I created this surgical illustration series on the oophoropexy, or ovarian transposition. This is a surgery in which a woman's ovary is moved to a different part of her abdomen so that radiation can be safely performed. Later in her life, the surgeon may move the ovary back to its proper position, giving the woman a better chance to become pregnant. Read More »

Medical Illustration Gallery

Medical Illustration Gallery

Here are just a few of the medical illustrations I've prepared for clients. Feel free to contact me with any questions about the illustrations or about pricing. Read More »

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 »

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 »