We combine art and nature


Fine art

Scientific illustration

Visual interpretation


In the world of painting, the work that lands upon the canvas is only limited by what the brain is able to construct. Fine art has a certain freedom to create in whatever way suits the idea and where I don’t have to “stay within the lines”.

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By contrast, scientific illustration is defined by rigorous control of line, ratios, and counts. The final image is precise and describes an organism that is true to life.

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Lateral Lines

A business where the two seemingly opposite endeavors of art and scientific illustration work together, and apart. Under this title falls fine art, illustration, science-based educational material, and research.

Educational Material

Meet the team

W. Howard Brandenburg

Artist, illustrator, biologist

Dr. Ayesha S. Burdett

Biologist, science communicator, visualiser