Laura Katherine McMillan. Size: 9 pieces, 5.5”x 5.5” Medium: Machine and Hand Embroidery in Petri Dishes Year Made: 2010 Cell Series "I began this series of embroideries as a way to fuse my background studies in anatomy and kinesiology with my passion for textile art. Revisiting old text books brought back not just information I would have to memorize for its function but a wealth of beautiful imagery. I began to see the cells as a series of intricate textures and shapes. "
This artist really does get under your skin making amazing art from anatomical cross-sections of the human body. Lisa Nilsson¿s Tissue Series, depicts anatomical cross sections, created from rolled PAPER. Lisas studio in an old laundry room and she actually makes boxes to contain her work made out of cherry wood and old glass, she covers the outside in Japanese silk book cloth.