The Intersection of Art and Anatomy

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The Intersection of Art and Anatomy

By Kaitlin Walsh

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Ethmoid Painting

Ethmoid Painting

The ethmoid. Resting between the eyes, it separates the nasal cavity from the brain. The sharp points you see on top and bottom help form the nasal septum, and the many tunnels on either side make up the ethmoidal labyrinth, where fluid-filled cells moisten the air we breath.  My ethmoid took awhile to paint, almost half a year,...

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Sphenoid Painting

Sphenoid Painting

My sphenoid painting. The one that got me started on this bone-painting business. From first to final brushstrokes it took me about three months to complete. But the seed for the painting was planted probably twenty years ago, when my grandparents would come over for dinner. My walking-encyclopedia grandpa would play this trivia...

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2019 Donation Announcement

2019 Donation Announcement

Hey all! It's that time of year again, when I very belatedly announce this year's chosen charity! Before the big reveal (I know, you're on tenterhooks, but hold on...) I have two relevant announcements first: From here on out, I've decided that my yearly donations will go to children's hospitals....

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