Biomedical Art2023-12-14T14:48:04+01:00
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. – Einstein

How Drawings Tell Complex Stories

I assist healthcare and nature-focused publishers in creating compelling medical and life science illustrations without worrying about quality, reliability, and timely delivery so they can empower and enhance their revenue streams. 😊🎨πŸ’ͺ

Time savings

Save time and collaborate with a professional artist.


Get attention and make an impact on your audience.

Clear process

Follow the process that leads to predictable results.

I have worked with Karin Spijker for many years on various visual projects. The greatest common denominator in these projects is a qualitative, professional image realized within the deadline. Karin is entirely at home in both fields, whether an illustration or high-end image editing on photo material.

Pauline Speelman, Signorita

My canvas

Human skeleton


Looking for some anatomical drawings? I’ve got you coveredβ€”I specialize in creating wonderful human anatomical illustrations. Please let me know what you’re looking for, and we’ll make it happen! 😊🎨



Need some cool anatomical drawings? I’ve got a knack for creating outstanding animal anatomical illustrations. Please let me know what you’re interested in, and we’ll bring those critters to life on paper! 🐾🎨

Reconstructive surgery


In need of some top-notch medical illustrations? I specialize in creating precise and detailed medical artwork. Whether it’s for educational purposes or a project, I’ve got the skills to bring your ideas to life. Please let me know what you’re looking for, and we’ll make those medical visuals shine! πŸ’‰πŸ”¬

About me

As a scientific and medical illustrator, I create artwork that inspires and educates others about the wonders of life sciences, nature, and anatomy. Through my visuals, I can contribute to the world of healthcare and publishing.

I love capturing the beauty of life sciences, nature, and anatomy through my art! Painting and drawing are my favorite things to do, and I am fortunate to combine my passion for art with my fascination for the natural world. Whether illustrating a complex scientific concept or bringing a landscape to life on canvas, I aim to create beautiful, informative, and fun pieces! 🎨✨

Some brands I work with

Healthcare | Publisher | Hospital | Education | Advertising | Museum | Zoo | Entertainment | PR & Marketing

Discover the power of custom-made visuals


Medical illustrations are helpful

Accurate illustrations of anatomy and pathology processes are crucial in educating patients and healthcare professionals in scientific research and patient care.

Infographics and explainer animations are becoming increasingly popular as they help patients understand their health conditions and medical options.

Medical illustrations can enhance storytelling when paired with expertly written text.

Clarity is paramount

What is the best way to create an illustration that is both scientifically accurate and easy to understand?

It is crucial to maintain the highest level of detail and precision in all images, particularly in medicine.

Clear and accurate visuals can significantly improve comprehension and facilitate knowledge transfer.

biomedical illustration
Cosmetic surgery

Treat patients better

Medical illustrators promote education, research, patient care, public relations, and marketing efforts.

They create illustrations that help scientists explain how the body works and showcase discoveries made by researchers.

Physicians use medical illustrations to demonstrate techniques to patients before exams.

Teachers use them to share lessons with students.

These illustrations help patients become better informed about their condition and understand how their bodies work.

Operation procedures

Scientific and medical illustration is highly effective in communicating complex concepts or processes.

It offers results that cannot be achieved by other means, like photography.

Illustrations are essential in operation procedures as they improve patient outcomes and safety.

Scientific illustrators act as communicators and contribute to the success of operation procedures.

Reconstructive surgery

For my clients, I have asked Karin Spijker more often for customized assignments, especially for more specialized image editing. Karin can conjure up software like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. She is very meticulous, also in her communication about progress. I highly recommend Karin, her work and her pleasant cooperation.

Available options for rendering

Why sketch is so fast for professional illustrations

Artists and scientists collaborate to refine the final drawing through detailed discussions and preliminary sketches to work out the composition, aesthetics, and content.

The drawing that helps you communicate the idea

Illustrations can provide an easy and intuitive way to explain complex ideas.

Whether you’re presenting research or teaching materials, my illustrations can help you communicate your message effectively.


Photo retouching: the difference is amazing

I have experience with professional photography and scientific illustration, which I can apply to retouch photos, create montages, and add illustration layers.

Animation effective for education

Quality animations are effective in communicating complex ideas.

They can be handy for patient education and surgical procedures.

Animations can help explain medical concepts and illustrate the steps involved in surgery.

Blood flow and cholesterol

Karin Spijker has performed an assignment for me several times to my complete satisfaction, such as logos and two 3D animations. Karin can translate the information from a briefing into the desired end product and pleasantly think along with you. In doing so, she works accurately, follows the set timetable, and honors her appointments. Karin is also a charming person to work with.

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Frequently asked questions

If your question isn’t listed here, please contact me. I’m happy to help.

What payment methods do you accept?2023-11-03T19:12:51+01:00

I accept various payment methods, including credit cards, PayPal, and bank transfers.

Which techniques do you use?2022-09-24T12:56:54+02:00

The biological illustration uses carbon dust, color pencil, stipple pen, ink, lithography, watercolor, and gouache. However, digital imaging has recently become more critical in the field. It’s mainly using a computer with a drawing tablet and specific drawing software.

Are the illustrations suitable for commercial use?2023-11-15T13:47:40+01:00

You can use my illustrations for educational and commercial purposes, and come with a specific license.

Can you not just use photography?2022-09-24T12:57:12+02:00

Scientific illustration is the most effective way for the message to reach the scientific and general public. It offers results that cannot be obtained by other means, like photography. The essential is to explain complicated concepts or processes. Scientific illustrators are communicators who present something we may not understand otherwise. Photos can give a lot of unnecessary information. Also, they can be not clear for too much blood is involved, for example.

How can I request a medical illustration?2023-10-03T15:36:37+02:00

To request a medical illustration, simply fill out the contact form on the website and provide the necessary details.

What is the typical turnaround time for an artwork?2023-10-31T12:46:10+01:00

The turnaround time depends on the complexity of the artwork. I strive to deliver within a reasonable timeframe.

What does a medical illustrator do?2022-09-24T12:56:37+02:00

A medical illustrator is an artist with life sciences and visual communication education. Medical illustrators transform complex information into graphical images to communicate to specific and broad audiences. Therefore, they must collaborate with scientists, physicians, and other specialists. In addition, medical illustrators’ work promotes education, research, patient care, public relations, and marketing efforts.

How can I get support if I encounter any issues?2023-11-03T19:11:51+01:00

I have a dedicated support team ready to assist you. Contact me through my contact page, and I’ll gladly assist you with any questions or concerns.

Can I request revisions to the illustrations?2023-10-03T15:39:49+02:00

Yes, I offer revision options to ensure the illustrations meet your expectations.

I offer a 100% money-back guarantee for the first 30 days if you are not completely satisfied!

Transform your medical concepts into captivating visuals!

Collaborate with a professional artist for your medical and scientific visual representation needs. 🎨✨

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