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Obstetricians and surgeons

Michael Corrin

Content Advisors:
John Kingdom and Ally Murji

April 2018

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Savage Interactive Procreate


This illustration series was an assignment for the VIsual Representation of Medical Knowledge course at the University of Toronto Mississauga Biomedical Communications (UTM BMC) master’s program. The project’s goals were to observe a surgical procedure and provide pen-and-ink style illustrations depicting the anatomy and sequence of events. For this case, I was fortunate to observe a cesarean hysterectomy performed in the setting of placenta percreta. Drs. Kingdom and Murji from the University of Toronto Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology provided expert guidance, video resources and review of the illustration iterations. The refined digital sketches were rendered in Procreate and arranged with text and labels in Illustrator. One page of the sequence was digitally inked using Procreate.

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