Although I am an illustrator, I am still always looking for beautifully prepared animations and illustrations. This one is an evocative display of cell division. If you didn’t already have a sense of the dramatic life of a cell, you will after watching this:
Cell Division and the Cell Cycle
This was a particularly complicated topic for me, as a student, and here are a few of the solutions I came up with long ago, for making the topic more clear to myself and my audience:
An original sketch, spermatogenesis, created large on several sheets, taped together:
Unfortunately, this is such an old illustration, I no longer have the layout software I used to prepare the text, Aldus Pagemaker. But I think the text, however misaligned, is still helpful to understand the process of cell replication and division:
Please offer your favorite online resource for learning about cell division, Meiosis and Mitosis.
Laura Maaske, B.Sc., M.Sc.BMC, Medical & Science Illustrator | e-Textbook Designer
November 20, 2013