I have 49 years' experience as a medical, forensic and scientific illustrator, the last 42 working as a freelancer for the leading publishing houses, individual medical and surgical clients, medico-legal and forensic clients, art studios and advertising agencies in the UK, Europe and the United States.
I work using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator and seek to create images that have the feel and look of traditional media, occasionally combining hand-drawn artwork with digital painting techniques.
Having worked closely with medical and surgical specialists throughout my freelance career I have developed a good understanding of anatomy, medicine and surgery. Coupled with my illustration skills in colour, halftone and line, I feel this equips me well to take on a wide range of medical subjects, working from a client's original brief through to preparation of preliminary sketches to final production of completed artwork.
I cover most aspects of medical illustration and have particular experience in anatomical, medico-legal, forensic, and surgical illustration, particularly in the areas of cardiology, gynaecology/obstetrics, orthopaedics and general & paediatric urology.
Philip Wilson, FMAA

1982 - Present  Freelance Medical, Forensic and Scientific Illustrator, Medart.
2019 - Hon. Archivist, Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain.
2018 - Made Honorary Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Barbers.
2016 - 2019  Chairman, Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain. 
2010 - 2012  Chairman, Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain. 
2001 - 2003  Director of Education, Medical Artists' Education Trust. 
1999 - 2001  Chairman, Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain. 
1990 - 1995  Head of Scientific Illustration, Dept. of Visual Communication & Design, Middlesex University. 
1993  Awarded the BUPA Medical Illustration Prize for the illustrations for the book 'Urodynamic and Reconstructive Surgery of the Lower Urinary Tract', published by Churchill Livingstone. 
1989  Fellow of the Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain. 
1982 - 1990  Lecturer, BA (Hons) Graphic Design, Scientific and Medical Illustration, Middlesex University.
1979 - 1982  Lecturer, Department of Medical Illustration, Institute of Urology, University of London.
1977 - 1979  Senior Medical Artist, Audio-Visual Teaching Department, St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London. 
1975 - 1977  Assistant Medical Artist, Department of Medical Illustration, Manchester Royal Infirmary.
1975  Awarded Diploma of Membership of the Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain. 
1973 - 1975  Postgraduate Training Scheme of the Medical Artists' Association of Great Britain.
1971 - 1973  First Class Honours in Scientific, Medical and Technical Illustration, Hornsey College of Art.
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