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Creating custom visual solutions that bring your science to life!

Frataccia Studios has years of experience creating custom visuals

for a variety of clients in the healthcare and biomedical fields.


We are dedicated to providing our clients with clear, accurate, inclusive, and beautiful visuals that take their science to the next level.


Learn more about working with us!

Every project is unique, but general work flow is as follows:

Initial meeting

We discuss your vision, goals, and timeline for the project.



An estimate is sent and a budget is agreed upon.

Statement of Work & Contract

These documents outline the project's timeline, budget, deliverables, copyright, and expected responsibilities of both parties.


Sketch phase

Sketches (simple line drawings) and layouts are created and approved.


Color phase

Illustration is finalized and color is added and approved.

Final delivery

The agreed upon final deliverables are provided and project is completed.

illustration process

How much do your services cost?

Medical and scientific illustration is a very niche artistic field, requiring years of scientific study and dedicated practice. While our prices reflect this hard work, the expertise we bring to the table is invaluable. Every project is unique and a quote will be given based upon the number of deliverables, timeline, copyright, subject matter, and art style requested.

Frataccia Studios will do its best to provide services that fit your budget.

Common Requests:

  • Anatomy and physiology visuals for medical education

  • Illustrations for journal publications

  • Layouts for posters and conference presentations   

  • Surgical illustrations

  • Graphical abstract design

  • Patient and public education packages

Not sure what you need?

We're here to help!

What is medical illustration?

Medical illustration is a unique and highly specialized genre of art that seeks to visually communicate biomedical processes and concepts. A medical illustrator is not only an artist, but a highly trained visual communication specialist. They possess the artistic ability and the scientific knowledge necessary to translate complex medical and scientific information into images that clarify and educate.


Medical illustrators are found in a variety of fields and are essential to the process of bringing science and medicine to life. They are often employed full-time in academic settings, hospitals, and biomedical institutes and frequently collaborate with public and patient education initiatives and research labs.

How does one become a medical illustrator?

There are currently five accredited medical illustration graduate programs in North America, with each program accepting fewer than 15 students a year. Each program includes advanced coursework in instructional design, human anatomy and pathology, and extensive training in specialized artistic techniques.

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