Certified Medical Illustrator Wayne Heim is a graduate of the 5 year, Medical Illustration, Bachelor of Fine Artsprogram at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Along with fine art and medical illustration training, disciplines included graduate-level anatomy classes through Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Courses include: gross anatomy, biology, physiology, embryology, neurology, histology, and pathology.
Through a special exchange with the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), Wayne also spentpart of his undergraduate time studying graduate level surgery and medical illustration techniques at MCG.
After receiving his BFA, Wayneworked as a full-time medical illustrator for a Cleveland-based hospital and a local medical-legal company. Additionally, he gained valuable experience and insight into marketing and advertising while working as the senior illustrator/designer for a local advertising agency.
Today, Wayne manages and runs a successful full-time freelance business.He consults and produces artwork for a variety of publishers, manufacturers, physicians, museums and corporations.
Wayne's ability produce work in a host of traditional media including pen & ink, watercolor and air-brush has translated well into his digitally based illustrations.
Wayne is an accomplished digital illustrator; fully versed in creating vector and raster (painted) illustrations. He also utilizes a host of State-of-the-Art 3D applications to produce stunning visualizations for the web, print and animation. These applications include: Photoshop, Lightwave 3D, Poser, Zbrush, among others.
Though specializing in orthopedic medical illustration work, Wayne's knowledge and experience covers a full range of medical, biologicaland scientific subjects from histology to cavemen. He routinelyproduces illustrations for both medical and commercial applications.
Wayne Heim maintains his status as an active member of the Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI), is a Board Certified Medical Illustrator and has received the rank of "fellow" from the association for his years of contributions.
He has served as an elected member of the Board of Governors for the AMI and the Vesalius Trust (Non-profit wing of the AMI), and has twice chaired the Corporate/Meeting Sponsorship committee for the AMI. Clients Wayne has done medical illustration work for include: