2022 AMI Online Salon

Anatomy Cartwheel

Project Details

  • Entrant Name:  Grace Schlemmer
  • Client: Allison Gilmore, MD
  • Copyright: Grace Schlemmer, 2022
  • Medium/software used: Adobe Illustrator
  • Final presentation format: Print
  • Primary Audience: Pediatric Sports Medicine Patients

Project Description

The intent of this project was to create a fun and engaging poster for a pediatric audience that had a simple overview of different parts of the body and how they work together with the purpose of providing the patient with information that they can apply to themselves and the activities that they do. The rendering style was simple and clean so as to not overwhelm pediatric patients who might be squeamish or who have never been exposed to gross anatomy illustrations. When it came to the person that I illustrated there were a few factors at play. One, University Hospitals Rainbow Babies, who I worked with, primarily serves a patient population of people of color (POC), two, in medical illustration it is most common to see white males being illustrated. With those two main factors in mind I chose to illustrate a younger female who is a person of color so that when the patients come into the office they are able to see themselves represented and increase diversity in the illustrations available.