2019 AMI Online Salon

Migration of Orbital Axes in Developing Embryo

Project Details

  • Company/Institution: DWeaver Designs
  • Entrant Name: Richard Weaver
  • Membership Type: Professional Submission
  • Address: Parachute, CO
  • Client: Dr. Hatem Tawfik
  • Medium/software used: Colored pencil / PhotoShop CS4
  • Final presentation format: Journal illustration
  • Primary Audience: Embryologists, Neonatal medicine

Project Description

The illustration intends to show the progressive decrease in the angle between the two orbital axes in the developing embryo during the period from the first appearance of optical organ organization to birth. This process coincides with the differentiation of the orbital bones and the development of the structures in the face and cranium.