Medical Illustration and Animation Tutorials

Here is a collection of my Medical Animation and Illustration Tutorials from my Youtube Channel

I am create the videos I wish I could have watched when I started out as a medical illustrator/animator. Learning digital illustration is hard and learning 3D software is even harder... especially when you are trying to teach yourself. So that is my aim, to fill in the gap on for medical/anatomy/science specific tutorials. 


Medical Animation Tutorial: How to Model DNA in Maya (Two Ways) Part One

In this tutorial we are going to look at two different ways to model a basic DNA structure in Maya using Animation Snapshot and the Twist deformer. This is the Part One of what will be a two part tutorial to animate your DNA strand. Subscribe to make sure you don't miss out on Part Two!

Animate Lighting using MASH in Maya 2017/2018. Medical Animation Tutorial: Neurons (Brain Cells)

In this tutorial, you will learn how to animate lighting using the MASH toolset and Mesh Lights with the Arnold renderer in Maya 2018 (or 2017). This is one of the classic medical animations we see of neurons firing in the brain.


Animate Cell Division (Metaballs) in Maya Using Particles: Medical Animation Tutorial

In this tutorial we will be looking at how to create a cell division cluster (Metaballs) in Autodesk Maya. This can also be applied to older versions of Maya but I am using Maya 2018 here. There are a few different ways you can approach cell division in Maya, but I think this is quite a simple and effective method... and it avoids scripting!


Medical Animation Tutorial: Create Villi using Maya 2017/2018 MASH Motion Graphics


In this tutorial I will show you a quick and easy way to create animated villi using Maya 2017 or 2018 and the MASH toolset.