Tah dah! First of two major final assignments completed. This is a conceptual 3d render in 3d Studio Max and composited (heavily) in Photoshop, of gliadin (the toxin part of gluten) causing irritation to the villi of the small intestine in Celiac Disease.
Posted by the Association of Medical Illustrators on their Facebook page, here is a fantastic and speedy video of Medical Illustrator Jared Travnicek demoing the process behind a surgical illustration. Enjoy!