Learning to illustrate science

BioRender: Create figures using thousands of premade icons and templates. The basic free account allows 5 figure storage and download at a lower resolution. Sign up here, and access their Learning Hub with videos on how to get started here.

LinkedIn Learning: Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning is now available free to UNC-CH faculty, staff, and students. LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to help you gain new skills. Here you can find courses to help you get started, or help you sharpen those illustration skills. We highly recommend “Drawing vector graphics” by instructor Von Glitschka, and “Illustrator 2021 Essential Training” by Tony Harmer. Sign up here.

Illustrating your research: Design basics for junior clinicians and scientists

UNC Library Media Lab: Guides for developing digital literacy skills, common projects, editing and converting media, and learning to use the equipment available for checkout.


Tools for Illustrating Science

Free Vector Icons: The Noun ProjectBioicons, Smart Medical Art

Cell Paint