Welcome to a museum that is always open to explore. Inside these pages you’ll get a peek at the workings of the major systems of the human body, from the minute muscles used to convey emotion to precise workings of the human brain. With stunning artwork by Katy Wiedemann and expert text by Dr. Jennifer Z. Paxton, this beautiful book makes anatomical knowledge both accessible and beautiful.
Jennifer Z. Paxton is a lecturer in anatomy at the University of Edinburgh and principal investigator of the Paxton Lab, a tissue engineering laboratory. She loves bringing the science of anatomy to a wider audience and working with primary schools to engage more children with the subject. She lives in Scotland.
Katy Wiedemann is an illustrator and tattoo artist. She works in ink and watercolor to explore the field of scientific illustration, particularly that of anatomy. She has a BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design and an MA in Illustration from Edinburgh College of Art. She lives in Philadelphia.