About me...

I am Claudia Cárceles Román, the artist behind Papaver Art.

Originally from Spain but currently living in the small island of Grenada, in the Caribbean, working as a medical illustrator for St. George's University.

I am biologist, graduated from the University of Girona, Spain in 2014 and obtained a master in Scientific illustration in 2018 by the ZUYD University and Maastricht University, the Netherlands. 


I am experienced in traditional techniques such as watercolor, graphite, color pencil...

Recently immersing myself in the world of 3D and animation using programs such as Zbrush and Cinema 4D. 


Graduate in Biology by the University of Girona, Spain. 2010-2014
Master in Scientific Illustration by the ZUYD Univeristy, the Netherlands. 2016-2018


Adobe Photoshop,                        ZBrush
             Illustrator                        Horos
             InDesign                        Cinema 4D
             After Effects
             Premiere Pro



'Illustrating for animal conservation. Recovery of dugong population in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.'                     ISBN 978-94-92741-08-0 Master thesis of Scientific illustration, Maastricht 2018.

                 A PDF version is available, contact me.

Dugong cover illustration  - Selected as a finalist in the Illustraciencia contest 2018.
                  Exhibited in the National museum of Natural Sciences, Madrid. December 2018.

Bald uacari - Published in the book "Primates. Biología, comportamiento y evolución".

                  Miquel Llorente Espino. Editorial Lynx. June 2019. 9788416728145 (p.147)

Luffa aegiptiaca - Highly commended, Margaret Flockton award 2020 Royal Botanic Garden Sydney.

References and porfolio are available under request. 


Science and Anatomical illustrations




Educational material


©2020 Claudia Cárceles Román ~ PAPAVERART