The Challenge: create a realistic rendering of the human cortical pyramidal neuron.
How itís Done: The illustration was modeled in Blender using reference pictures from the Cell Image Library and fine detail was sculpted. Model was textured using roughness, diffuse, and normal maps, and given subsurface scatter. Final image was composited in Photoshop.
Kelly Bullock ArtKelly BullockLocationON, Canada Contact Phone: 2265048017 Web LinksKelly Bullock ArtTwitterLinkedInMember DetailsKelly earned her MSc in cognitive neurophysiology from McGill University in conjunction with Western University in Canada. During her years of research, she noticed a gap between the technical experts and the various audiences they served and developed a passion for more effective science communication.
Drawing from an early age, Kelly has applied her enthusiasm for hyper realism to creating accurate depictions of the natural world. She currently runs a studio -- Kelly Bullock Art -- inspired to address this gap in communication.
One of the biggest challenges facing health professionals, scientists, and journalists is conveying complex topics in a way that is easily understood. Kelly Bullock Art creates engaging visuals to help these professionals communicate their research and work to a diverse audience.