Thursday, April 21, 2016

Changing Baby's Name

Earlier today I looked up how to change a baby's name:

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    1. Request consent from the baby's other parent. ... 
    2. Visit your state legislature's official website. ... 
    3. Visit the official website of your state's judicial system. ... 
    4. Contact the court clerk's office. ... 
    5. Get the name change forms. ... 
    6. Complete the petition. ... 
    7. Fill out the parental consent form.
The good news is, no need for all that rigamarole if I want to change the name of one of my paintings—I just change it!

After I posted the paintings I did over the weekend with Caroline and Emmy, I got a text from my nephew Stuart who's about to graduate from Tulane:

… maybe I've been spending too much time in the lab, but when I look at Flawed Thaw from your latest blog post, it looks just like brain cortical neurons to me!


imaging of brain cortical neurons

imaging of brain cortical neurons

Flawed Thaw 
Cortical Connections
4.25x5.5", acrylic and ink on Sulphite drawing paper
abstract
2016
[not for sale]








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6 comments:

  1. Ha! Oh I love this Dotty! I knew you were"brainy"!

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    1. Love that what you took from this post was my (presumed!) braininess!

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  2. Wauw! That looks awesome.
    Wonderful how you can always have a new look at paintings!

    Simone

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    1. Isn't it fun to have a new look at paintings? I wasn't particularly pleased with this one—I unintentionally smeared ink as I worked, for one thing—and I don't love it as a completed piece, BUT I just LOVE that it spoke to my nephew and that he texted me with the brain cortical neuron imagery!!!

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  3. I love it Dotty, and the story. Having just driven thru the desert, it reminds me of wind turbines on the hills. I always take photos, even though I have tons already. scroll down to see, http://www.oceanlight.com/palm_desert_photo.html

    info, and a video...http://www.oceanlight.com/palm_desert_photo.html

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    1. Ya gotta wonder why my husband thinks abstract art is nonrepresentational! Cortical neurons, desert wind turbines—can't he see??!

      Looking forward to following the links you've provided. Thanks!

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