Anatomical Cross-Sections Made from Paper

Lisa Nilsson makes these incredibly intricate illustrations of cross-sections of the human body from paper filigree. She discussed the process of making her work in a recent interview with All Things Paper: I’ll use anything close to hand that gets the job done – pins, needles, dowels, drill bits. I have a bona fide quilling […]

Continue Reading


Emily knits soft, cozy depictions of realistic anatomical subjects. She says: I really like taking objects or concepts that many people (including myself, sometimes) are squeamish about and recreating them out of materials that many of the same people think are cozy and inviting. Shown uppermost is her Bisected Human Head. The brains were knit […]

Continue Reading