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C. Wheeler Studios

medical illustration of Color, Information Graphics, Advertising / Marketing, Patient Education, Product Demonstration, Anatomy, Cell biology / Histology, Dermatology, Medical Devices, Plastic Surgery
medical illustration of 3D, Advertising / Marketing, Education, Anatomy, General Medicine, General Surgery, Orthopaedics, Injuries, Pathology
medical illustration of Stippled by hand
medical illustration of Anatomy and Development of the Carnivorous Nepenthes pitcher plant
medical illustration of Hand drawn, pencil
medical illustration of TDR
medical illustration of App was redesigned and deployed for University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Neuroanatomy division
medical illustration of Color, Design, Line with Color, Education, Publishing, Professional Education, Anatomy, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics
medical illustration of Color, Advertising / Marketing, Editorial, Publishing, Emergency Medicine, General Medicine, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Vascular Surgery
medical illustration of Created as part of a university effort to educate students in health related fields about the benefits of certain food groups. Used a visual metaphor of the viscera formed by common legumes to be eye-catching.
medical illustration of One step in a pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple) surgery, performed as a robotic surgery. Surgical instruments and robotic arms are shown. The uncinate process must be separated from the superior mesenteric artery while avoiding the superior mesenteric vein in order to remove the duodenum and head of the pancreas.
medical illustration of Image depicting the valves of the human heart, also showing where the coronary arteries branch off of the aorta. Style meant to emulate airbrush technique with acrylic painted highlights, giving it texture.


Christina Wheeler has spent nearly half of her life training to become an excellent medical illustrator. From tugging at the sleeves of the Biomedical Visualization faculty at UIC while in high school to earning her Master’s degree from that very program almost a decade later, Christina has been dedicated to learning how to craft beautiful and effective illustrations that capture the intricacy and beauty of science.


Airbrush, Black & White, Color, Design, Information Graphics, Line, Line with Color, 3D, Apps/Mobile


Anatomy, Biology, Botany, Cardiac Surgery / Cardiology, Cell biology / Histology, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology / Metabolic, General Medicine, General Surgery, Medical Devices, Natural History, Natural Science / Nature, Neuroscience, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Veterinary Medicine, Zoology, Injuries, Oncology, Pathology, Plastic Surgery