An abstraction of cells in a tissue. The title is a reference to “basal lamellae”.
hand drawn ink on acid free paper (free hand and no computer used) with sakura micron pigma and Prismacolor ultrafine felt tip pens (005 tips).
Stylistically many of my science-themed ink drawings borrow strongly from technical figures and diagrams. I spent decades as a researcher, publishing heavily and presenting my work around the world. A key part of communicating one’s scientific findings is learning the art and language of scientific diagrams and illustrations. I would often illustrate not only my own papers, presentations, and proposals, but also create diagrams and figures for many of my colleagues.