Medical art webinars and workshops

Medical art webinars and workshop

We will be continuing our programme of successful webinars and workshops during 2022. During May, June and July we will be hosting three online digital webinars and one hands on watercolour workshop. Dates and information can be found below.

Our aim is to train not only students of the MAET, but also those working within the medical profession, medical illustrators and artists who wish to update their skills or try something new. Bringing together professionals and students, developing your skills in anatomy and art.

Notes

  • All webinars are held remotely via Zoom or Google Meets
  • Hands-on-workshops are held at the Gordon Museum of Pathology at King’s Collage London.
  • Booking will only be confirmed once payment has been received.
  • These are non-refundable events, unless the MAET cancel the event.
Please note: For any events being held in London, please note that the Gordon Museum of Pathology is NOT open to the public, so participants must be working or engaged within the fields of art and science. Also due to the nature of the Gordon Museum, attendees must be over the age of eighteen. The MAET and the Gordon Museum reserve the right to ask for proof of age ID and occupation, prior to allowing admittance to the museum or online access to a webinar. 

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Upcoming webinars and workshops

Patient Positioning project tutorial 16th May 2022
9:30 -10:30 am
Tutor: Catherine Bone Open only to MAET students Online Webinar. Link will be sent to the students Free to MAET students
Patient Positioning project tutorial In this one hour webinar we will cover the project requirements, examples of good patient positioning illustrations and good places to look for assets to help you construct the artwork. For the last 30 mins I’ll go step by step through an example artwork and there will be a short Q&A session at the end.
The workflow of an animation pipeline 23rd May 2022
9:30- 12:30am
Tutor: Catherine Bone Open to anyone Online Webinar. Link will be sent via email once you sign up and paid for the course MAET student – £25
MAA member – £45
Other professional – £65
The workflow of an animation pipeline Half day talk (rather than hands on) with time for open discussion / questions and answers at the end. Explores the entire process of creating an animation for a client – from initial client outline to final delivery. Discussing in detail pre-production and its considerations, production and post production. Will also be looking at animation styles, available resources and animation programs. A talk for students and professionals – including those who have never created an animation before but wish to explore the field, or working animators who want to attend to compare work practices and have a friendly discussion on the topic.
Watercolour workshop 13th June 2022
9:30am – 5pm with hours lunch break
Tutor: Joanna Cameron Open to anyone (must be over 18 years to enter Gordon Museum of Pathology Hands-on-workshop. Most materials will be supplied on the day. Details will be emailed to you once you have signed up and paid for the course MAET student – £75
MAA member – £110
Other professional – £165
Watercolour workshop will cover wet on wet, wet on dry and lifting techniques, as well as colour palatte creation, supplies and tools, shading and light, masking technique, water usage tips and layering. The subject of the day will be a number of different medically inspired objects.
Blender Webinar – Heartbeats – animating heart movements. 20th June 2022
9:30 am – 4:30 am with 1 hour lunch break. 30 mins questions at the end (and tea breaks as required!)
Tutor: Catherine Bone Open to anyone Online Webinar. Link will be sent via email once you sign up and pay for the course MAET student – £40
MAA member – £60
Other professional – £80
Blender Webinar – Heartbeats – animating heart movements. Full day ‘hands on’ webinar creating heartbeat movements. The first half of the day we will be animating an adult human heart using shape keys, constraints and motion paths. For the second half we will look at the various options for animate blood flow and the attendees will have an opportunity to explore each of these in turn. At the end of the day, attendees should have a fully animated heart and practical skills in a number of animation techniques. Basic skills and understanding of Blender required to participate but please do attend even if you have never used Blender before and just wish to watch and explore the possibilities of animation!
Pathological specimen project tutorial 11th July 2022
9:30-10:30 am
Tutor: Catherine Bone Open only to MAET students Online Webinar. Link will be sent to the students Free to MAET students
Pathological specimen project tutorial In this one hour webinar we will cover the project requirements, examples of good pathological specimen illustrations and how to construct the artwork to effectively demonstrate the disease or abnormality. For the last 20 mins I’ll go step by step through an example artwork and there will be a short Q&A session at the end.
Photoshop webinar – Photorealistic digital painting of facial anatomy and portraiture.

18th July 2022
9:30 am – 4:30 am with 1 hour lunch break. 30 mins questions at the end (and tea breaks as required!)
Tutor: Catherine Bone Open to anyone Online Webinar. Link will be sent via email once you sign up and pay for the course MAET student – £40
MAA member – £60
Other professional – £80
Photoshop webinar – Photorealistic digital painting of facial anatomy and portraiture. In this full day webinar we will be exploring digital photorealistic painting in Photoshop. Our subject of the day will be portraits and underlying facial anatomy. Initially we will start with a mixture of only black and white colours, a technique known as grisaille which is an excellent training approach to help simplify the subject with contrasting shapes to make the form read correctly, all without colour. Once form has been established we will use layers to build up the colour and finish detail with a variety of brushes and alphas. After a lunch break we will build the underlying bony anatomy of our portrait, using an (external) 3D skull resource and reconstruct the major facial muscles on it using landmarks. The last 30 minutes of the class will be an opportunity for the attendees to show off their painting to the class and for a question and answer session. A brilliant opportunity for those just learning Photoshop to explore the principles of digital painting and how to marry external and internal anatomy, and also an experienced artist who wants to stretch their painting muscles on an exciting project.

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