Metastatic bone pain

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"Metastatic bone pain" explores different factors involved in the sensation of pain in patients suffering from cancers metastasized to the bone. Below are some sample concept art and storyboards along with a few stills captured from the final animation.

Monocyte activation

Endosteal floor and exposed nerves

Concept and boards for opening sequence

Concept and boards for initial establishing shot

Osteoclasts and severely resorbed bone matrix

Animation and illustrations - Geoffrey L Cheung

Media - Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk Maya, Adobe After Effects

Agency - University of Toronto, University of Sherbrooke, CIHR

Collaborators - Supervisors: Linda Wilson-Pauwels BScAAP MEd EdD, Marc Dryer MScBMC, Nicholas Beaudet MSc, Philippe Sarret PhD