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Scientific Illustration and Design by Liz Bradford
OXHIP Studio provides professional scientific illustrator and graphic design services. Our clients include a host of corporations, museums, universities, and scientists across the United States. We pride ourselves in our responsiveness and in providing only the most excellent level of service to our clients.
nanotechnology Journal Cover
Wake Audubon's Chimney Swift Festival
Death Valley National Park artwork complete
After a year of traveling, planning and painting the final commissioned oil painting for the U.S. National Park Service for Death Valley National Park is done! The primary use of the artwork is for the Death Valley National Park brochure, which will be distributed to millions of park visitors at its many entrances and visitor center over the years.
The Tender Fruit - Album artwork
The copperhead snake on the cover is one of Liz’s pen and ink creations. She was honored to help contribute art to such a beautiful album.
Ancient bird artwork featured
on national geographic
A variety of news outlets have picked up Liz's illustration of Pelagornis sandersi, based on a recent fossil discovery of a bird thought to be one of the largest to have ever lived. The story, originally published on July 7 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and authored by paleontologist Daniel Ksepka.
The illustration has been featured on National Geographic, CNN, Newsweek, Discover, ABC, CBS, NBC, Business Insider, Slate, Science Daily and many other national and local news media outlets.
Carbon Nanotube Research Group
Passion for science communication runs in the Bradford family! Liz’s brother, Dr. Philip Bradford, recently created a website to highlight the research his group does in carbon nanotube textiles at NC State University. Liz created the header artwork with his guidance and the help of a nanotube model. Check out his fascinating work here!
Fossil Turtle Illustration
Published in the Journal of Paleontology, this illustration by Liz Bradford is of a newly discovered species of fossil turtle that lived 60 million years ago in what is now northwestern South America. The most peculiar feature of this new turtle is its extremely circular shell, about the size and shape of a big car tire. Commissioned by paleontologist Edwin Cadena, and featured in a variety of news outlets. See the Smithsonian Article here.
liz bradford featured in permanent exhibit of new wing of nc museum of natural sciences
In the newly opened Nature Research Center wing of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences Liz has 15 commissioned illustrations that are featured in the Biodiversity Hall. They are all various extinct /endangered animal species etched into acrylic form original pen and ink drawings.