Project Spotlights

We get a lot of questions about our processes – especially around scientific animation! And like our approach to all projects, it depends on what an animation needs to effectively communicate the science, and of course, look amazing! So let’s go through the process for our latest 3D animation on the reduction of nitrogen to…

We’re typically known for creating visuals that communicate scientific research, but you might be surprised just how much research is done on the topic of youth homelessness. And why wouldn’t there be? As an important social issue, an extensive knowledge base is crucial to understanding the reasons why youth homelessness occurs and how we can…

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks have become an essential part of our lives. Although PPE may be vital for our health and safety, what is PPE waste doing to our environment? And how does PPE design impact their sustainability as they become a necessarily safety accessory? The…

International Women’s Day is an important day for many reasons, and now we have one more – celebrating the launch of the Women in Science, Parkville Precinct (WiSPP) rebranding and new website. To bring about this new look for WiSPP, Patton’d Studios teamed up with Edison Agency to undertake this rebranding project; creating a wonderful…

Journal covers are some of our favourite creative projects! They’re a real chance to let loose and create some scientific artworks (#sciart) whilst collaborating with researchers and this year has seen some cracking covers produced in the Studio! We do journal covers a little differently in the Studio. Our aim is to be subtly accurate;…

250, 000 Australians have epilepsy. That’s 1% of the population. Surprised? So were we! What’s more, many of those are children, and yet the educational materials geared towards kids are very limited – enter the Cheeky Neurons! Nix and Nellie are neurons. They’re very curious and a little bit cheeky, but most of all, they…

Patton’d Studios is incredibly proud to release the promotional video for ICONN following the conference’s conclusion last Friday. The video presented a dual opportunity to showcase the Studio’s growing video and motion graphics capabilities in addition to providing conference-goers with some unexpected entertainment.  The footage itself is the product of iron filings, a suspension of…

This month’s cover of Chemical Communications by Patton’d Studios, communicates the great research of A/Prof. Jenny Pringle from Deakin University: “A novel class of gas separation membrane based on organic ionic plastic.” Step 1: Photograph of plastic crystals Step 2: Compositing with nano-fibres Step 3: Creating the abstract artwork The photograph depicts the same organic…