Targeted Treatment of Brain Tumor

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This digital painting was created in response to a scientific paper regarding the treatment of brain tumors with engineered bacteria. When creating this painting, I dramatized the subject of the paper in order to clearly communicate the process. The bacteria does not literally grab the tumor and rip it apart, nor are the scale relationships in the painting entirely accurate; however, the efficacy of the treatment is clearly communicated. The idea is more central to this painting than the technical specifications. Color, texture, and dynamic posing are used to prioritize that idea.