List To Self::: Complete these Ideas:
________1. First See Dozen PORTFOLIO sugs.
________2. design for KTA paraphernalia
________3. something Sue Petersen could use in a show
________4. something John & Judy might add to their show
________5. something the Geology dept. could use (Dr. Ray?)
________6. set of pen & ink blank greeting cards (5-10 dif. designs)
that I pay a print shop to print up a couple sets of and place in a Cook Forest
________7. redo a couple of the Cook Forest area businesses brochures and
show them & try to sell to
________8. some illustration the 2 parks (cook & clear creek)
might use (program brochure)
________9. some illustration G might want to use in her nature center (program
________10. design/layout work (newsletter, flier)
___ii ..for KTA
___iii for Doug's dad's Lodge
___iv for Peace Action
___v for Physics Dept.
___vi for Girard Green Party
___vii for Angels For Animals
___viii for Jim Petuch's theatre
___ix for Cleveland Soaring Club
________11. illustration of "Drive-Through-Ice-Cream"
________12. wood & paint backyard Prairie Restoration sign (photo of
it)(also the paper layouts)
________13. Tolkein fantasy piece to try to sell to Jerry and his ilk at "their
________14. an illustration Sharon might need for one of their shows
________15. illustrations for Measuring The Universe "show"
________16. piece of Measuring The Cave art-diagram
________17. Series of Fifty compass-roses variations
________18. a stationary/letterhead design of a pen & ink scenery.
Print one set up myself. Place in a Cook Forest shop
________19. colour drawing of aluminum with circular pattern
________20. a work using Aluminum Leaf!
________21. wood/cellulose/trees designs for Doug Paper
________22. finish/redo Amy's recycling/SOC illustrations...charts...
___a. title page design
___b. Pt. 1 SOC
___c. Pt. 2 Squandered
___i trash contents, forests &
wood, roads & mall, TV consumerism, campfire, night sky
___d. Pt. 3 future
___e. dark future, RCRA,
glass & aluminum, green business, coal..., geology & minerals,
aluminum, iron &
Also: ___f. fresh kills-pyramid
___g. pie chart of MSW
___h. flowchart electric
___j. changeover energy
___k. dioxin diagram
___l. cellulose diagram
___m. lignin diagram
________23. the artistic stars Series started in '94
________24. the Male-Mail (Pushing The Envelope) Series
________25. What could I make that Joe R would take in barter/exchange for
________26. ReDo Frank's brochure
_VOID_27. paint the Clarington post office
________28. illustrations Wind Cave could use in a brochure or exhibit
________29. drawings of Mike Little's tipi Rings
________30. something Alan Bock/Bernard Bromley could print in paper or
something they could use in their publications
________31. redo Bromley B & B brochure
________32. something Barb of Tuckamore might want for her brochure
________33. something Burnt Cape might need in their "publications"
________34. Who would have a need for artwork of Newfoundland? Illustrations of
scenery or of plants with notes. Of villages.
________35. take photos of bunch of artworks, digitize and put on one of those
Find Me An Artist sites to advertise yourself.
________36. plow thru past work refining it, take out loan, get it all mounted,
get it shown anywhere-with price tags--and get rid of.
________37. Pick 3 shows--Butler annual invitational?-- and make piece just for
each and enter.
________38. Do Jim Petuch & Doug Magical Radio Web Site and print out as
________39. example of Simple Inexpensive "Web Designing" I Can Offer.
________40. Xerox MORE lists of addresses in Artists' Markets of houses to send
folios of work to
________41. illustration for Ishpemming to use
________42. make drawings of carpentry I've helped on, Doug has done to put in
show of? , or to accompany essay in ?
________43. Make up packettes/booklets of Recycling/Environmental/Outdoor
Hobbies designs for people to use (after buying the booklet from me)
instead of clip art....but would have to digitize.....so.......????
Sell to whom?
________44. Clarington-pine-sky-winter-river pieces from Feb '01 just for the
hell of it. Do some on gessoed board. Some use acrylics like watercolours. Some
gouached with black outlines. (see also #138)
________45. a drawing/illustration to send Laura Dellinger to keep on file for
future need/use. (1 native Am, 1 recycling, 1 hemp growing, 1 combine all )
________46. designs involving chocolates to show Brookville and Matthews that
they might need in future.
________47. practice slide shows in front of any captive victims you can
________48. make some drawings to illustrate Rich Bonnett's stories for
his venues that can't use his photos.
________49. assemble portfolio of all black & white 8 x 10 commercial
________50. write up proposal to do photo-essay of Palmers (get R tips
________51. Make a different handbill/ad for each type of artwork/skill
(purpose) you have for sale.
________52. sketches of proposed decks/walkways/tree houses at 2 places to
illustrate...essay....of very small houses...?
________53. do journal from trips up as Series of artwork as
-with colour artwork, re-copied field notes, hand "copy" of original
b & w sketch, and hand- copied map of the
particular location---as whole piece.
________54. Is there anything Brian's writing that needs a design or
? Something new we could work on & get published?
Bart ? Bugs ? Canopy walkway designs illustrations?
________55. drawings of sextant for ??
________56. bear illustrations for John "Bear" Nichols story books
________57. illustrations for Anne's Dragon Story
________58. illustrations for Deep Time (?) show (Casper-Sue)
________59. piece of art/diagram of Measuring The
Landscape/Trip/What Is A Vacation/Geology/McPhee-I-80 thing.
________60. piece about Driving I-80/PA so much: nice parts-bad
parts..words, signs, watercolour/coloured pencil vignettes.
________61. pen and ink Aladdin Lamp parts that you need to send that guy
________62. Erecacia on scratchboard
________63. spiral galaxy model on scratchboard or ?
________64. inked and colored illustration to illustrate story for Country
________65. Xmas card line using black white red & green compass roses
A. Series of probably cards of holiday
compasses-- colors & doodads
patterned inside triangles Halloween-pentagrams, orange &
black// Xmas-stars-trees-red & green////easter eggs-spring,
________66. Mr. Simon's painting of literature
________67. auto collographs prints
________68. mural for Masonic Temple office or room
________69. make a nice KTA Calendar for Sale handbill
________70. illustrate Jean Aaron guide or other thing she writes
________71. illustrate one of Jim & Ginny Owens things they write
________72. KNOTS and How To Get Involved TETRAHEDRON hope POSTER maybe
________73. glass jars illustrations
________74. salsa jars thank you card for Sue Petersen
________75. bauxite ore
________76. fossil plant illustration
________77. the C-Ton hot pepper sauce line-up and Expand On It. Take
photos on sienna needles& green mosses.
________78. Try some portraits of peoples "fine" homes, pets, children,
________79. the Gateway Lodge xmas lights WITH murder WITH C-Ton under
construction WITH in the pines "black girl where did you sleep"
________80. after ID-ing all flower slides and weeding them on giant
slide sorter start doing a series in one media, one size.
________81. stenciling job for Anne's room
________82. Make more slides Ann Harris can put in the new products?
________83. the illustrated Story Art-Map design plan
___a. of herb garden.
___b. of Crown property
___c. of Rehrersburg
of the C-Ton mountain as you started with blown-up topos, rocks, trails, cave,
flowers, gas wells, atvs, ski ers
___e. of Assateague Island
w/ critters, beach movement, plants, sea life,
___f. of Newfoundland
___g. of Quehanna
________84. the Quehanna Project--slowly build up for future Big
Celebration Thing--a slim guide?--a combo vignette watercolour/coloured pencil
photo--science, nature guide--tales?
________85. Start DOING up all THOSE hiking slides with inked
________86. further the Amish/Mennonite B & W mysticism mixed
graphite on gessoes
________87. giant Compass Rose with scenes inside its
triangles--maybe astronomy--sailing--Arctic explorer-Labrador
explorer What used in for.
________88. Assemble portfolio of things to talk about with James Carroll
or one of the guests
________89. drawings of students learning physics
________90. drawings of students Learning on Vacation (Wind Canyon),
________91. something derived from spirograph things
somehow--maybe VERY Large
________92. the Newfoundland-travel-themed maybe 3-D piece
(laid out in clip art already)
________93. balsa wood blocks or ? blocks, building blocks of
elements---heavy matboard that could print on and score and fold?
Could hand-paint first set sample only.
make some of the balsa samples
Make some of the colorfoam sheets
Make some of the coloured foamcore
________94. Illustrations of Lundgren cabin or
painting or pen & ink for brochure---any of these to promote the cabin
to BMECC members...??
________95. illustration for my S.U.V. info sheet(s)
________96. the series of 14" x 10 1/2" self-promo publicity ad/fact
sheet/mini-poster to insert in my stand-alone plexiglass holder to be used at
all public things. One or 2 could also be made for
________97. drawings or ? for Stellar Regions-from photos?
________98. handbill for Measuring Your World Utilities workshop
________99. digitize colour & B & W negatives (print film) that I shot
in art school.
________100. work with Jack Carlton to put up Youngstown mural/Butler project
________101. clock with Hour of Cake, the Bitching Hour, etc.
________102. draw carbide lamp
________103. one on scratchboard
________104. draw/coloured pencil old Ohio oil can
________105. chickadee on books-writing area, subject
________106. card of jim pusch coming to village of Shove.
________107. vision of light above the medicine chest surrounded by marquee
bulbed arrows pointing to bottles of pills & razors as "Heaven!"
"Here, This Way!"
________108. draw orange plastic Super Car before selling.
________109. big drawing of coins, prettiest coins like big cent or Liberty
striding or ?
________110. something using anime/manga/henta style Japanese colour, lines
________111. diagram or piece based on caving maps of cave of the Psyche
________112. drawing of stack of , or arrangement (fanned out?) of Science
Library paperbacks to accompany essay about them
________113. illustrate Grateful Dead song (doug pick or 1 of the 2 I am
________114. some frakture piece (a certificate or card)
________115. feltboard shapes on felt board for teaching physics
________116. John Deere piece for brother ... beyond
realism, do art deco or expressionist or repeated pattern
________117. redo Rock Cycle nice
________118. Something using Newfie envelopes & stamps received: --drawing,
watercolour, colored pencil, w/ 1 or 2 other Newfie items: rock, spruce
branch...photos of grouping of---scanned & used to make piece
________119. The Scenic Vista view of looking up at the trees making circle
________120. Greeting card (or piece) w/ bear, pines & comet +/or stars
________121. Illustrations for johns woodpecker story
________122. Fun-type, colorful cards or picture w/ coloured pencil of hot
peppers in 2 photos picked on farm.(mixed media, gouache. watercolour,
________123. Something from photos of decorated xmas envelopes on barn
________124. Draw telescopes or at least the comet catcher
________125. New starburst pencil technique: C-Ton house
___a. cave lamp w/ map w/
bit o' cave
___b. Quehannna--pick a
___c. rollercoaster, Idora
park slide, johns?
___d. coffee pot w/ Rose Is
Rose symbols floating
___e. fan. pose from photos
_______126. acrylic painting of young man on mossy path inviting this way.
2 or more versions
________127. Paint all scenes described in 1990 Xmas small moments essay.
________128. one version of all small squares--6 to 9 on a page--of the scenes
________129. the new scene for fans w/ willow
________130. do another clearer prismacolour of coffee pot emanating psychedelic
________131. Little Debbie talking (comic balloons) about cosmic brownies &
________132. white contact roll cut into shapes & put on neon board
________133. finish squash shell w/ telescope rubbing in center
________134. some acrylics as watercolours like I saw in gallery book of guy who
died, heavy w/ blackgreens, blues, burnt umbers: (see also #44)
___a. view from above bridge
from across river
___b. the grove of trees
___c. deer under trees
other slides, river, trees & pond
________135. gouache Newfie scene w/ black outlines, and Newfie flower too. Try
one on gessoed paperboard
________136. drawing olde toyes to be sold
________137. illustrate a David Byrne song(s)
________138. Finish the 2 or 3 stretched paper on frames acrylics started for
________139. engrave burn rub the gourd shells--see craft hints paper,
________140. tissue paper rose "windows" designs
________141. water-soluble oil pastels on plexiglass for monotypes
________142. lots of self-portraits
________143. illustrate a Bruce Springsteen song esp. Youngstown
________144. color illustration of rollerblades
________145. piece, greeting cards, of the 5 or less, teddy bears
________146. pieces of monochromatic greys (blues) of set of photos from Doug's
winter trip in college in mountains
________147. try some marbling again
________148. scissors etc. stark Jim Dine nasty color but graphites on gessoed
________149. illustration of all-purpose Magic Machine that has large clock
display, 4 different alarms, web-connection with 2 screens, separate word
processor , cd player, video player, phone on separate line, electronic phone
no. book, coffee maker with alarm, FM radio on swivel on top of machine,AM
radio (C Crane) on swivel on long arm with ear phones and auto recorder
________150. piece dealing with laser images & physics for J J Carroll
________151. wrapper designs for Mathews
________152. promo sign for shows for Mathews
________153. sheltie dog logo for Mathews
________154. basic equinox/solstice invitational for friends colleagues
neighbors to be altered date-wise-maybe 4 pictures (each season) for the
________155. make a couple xmas or other "season" or purpose, small
ornaments using miniature props from craft store and constructed thing
from the colorfoam
________156. do a colour separation of 3 different files; alter one colour-make
blurry-assemble all 3 again. Should show halo. (a JB suggestion..)
________157. use plaster gelatin gummy molds to use as plasticine push molds.
Mold some brown to show examples of what I can make his chocolates
________158. think up a window display for Matthews 2 windows. Lit at nite, need
to build shelf, have draped stands
________159. get etching plates from C-Ton & run some through someone's
press. Or YSU or Clarion U.
________160. construct beautiful tiny intriguing books of art & words to
sell. Must be beautiful to hold & display. B.
make plain one first just to get one done; still should be cool
________161. try printing out a set of postcards using scans of your large
pieces; scans of envelope art; good photos, maybe series of Doug's photos he
likes. Try printing on all kinds of heavier art & card stock
________162. try printing on all kinds of strange papers, onion skin, etc. mount
or collage it
________163. use those leather scraps to make a show-piece type "sketch book"
that would be on a stand atmy exhibits & be pawed through tons of times
(use wood, etc. see notebook)
________164. do some bubble printing prints
________165. do some hammered prints
________166. make a sun-PEBO print on cotton cloth, mount on a board &
embellish w/ plasticine, words, gesso w/ metallics
burnishing, bits of metallic leaf
________167. make 2 critter themed pieces for each of the critter-themed café's:
one 3-D and one painting. There's Polly's parrots, Queens Bees,
Judy's cows. Foxleys doesn't like foxes? Peggys.?
________168. make simple design on a bracket fungi using thick outline then
lighter marking inside shape
________169. do some nature printing on good soft paper (dry press &
________170. try fading something & doing a cyanotype from it
________171. make a small box or container out of a translucent plasticine.
Stick to lid a detailed leaf or flower in white or something (like
old celluloid boxes)
________172. make some millefloirie slices or ? beads from plasticine to stick
onto gessoed work, paintings etc.
________173. make some plasticine bas relief that get rubbed & wiped w/
colors, mettallics, darks
________174. paint pine trees or something tourists will buy on the wooden
plaques & paper board boxes you got. Can use wood oil pencils
to. Maybe other things. Need to acrylic varnish
________175. do a foursome of pieces w/ those 4 chunky square cupboard
doors. Do we want to "stick something" in those grooves.
natural stuff, like Jody Pinto's straw, rocks.angels, family
________176. finish 2 or 3 cicada pieces
________177. make lots more manual slides, series; finish the cicada wings
ones-one of them a 4 x 5 transparency to be scanned.
They're only digitally printed now; maybe Doug would have use in a show.
A certain type. Do some black & white ones
________178. DESIGN and make LOOONG piece using the long black paper
________179. rainbow & other scratchboards of the Bowers' hotpeppers and
other colourful subjects like folk fest tents , Grateful Dead
thingees, wildflowers, tropical birds, frogs, toys
________180. painting thing of hills of fields of yellow flowers that I saw in
dream (see notebook)
________181. finish the cyano on watercolour paper of 4 of my little art printed
Prussian blue.using charcoal, aluminum "leaf"
________182. try to make something of the "failure" cyano print (now pastelled
________183. the "pigeon" pigeons & bats coming out of the carriage
house-make tempera-like and dry brush watercolour
________184. something of the interior of the carriage house with all that aqua
ceiling etc, fat yellow poles and 3 Subarus
________185. the Peninsula Park litehouse if have photo of it, bats, great
horned owl, spiders, cliff see notes
________186. gouache, whatever w/ black outlines of Sturgeon Bay litehouse
--RED & Blue
________187. another "Star Thrower", Land Swell, out of clear green water plus
surf pounding, w/ cedars & rain & eroded cliffs
________188. one of the cave high! up in the high! cliffs at Peninsula park
________189. use heat-able moldable coloured flexi-sheets in some bas relief
piece w/ graphite, pastels. cloth. collaged images
________190. mount on boards or masonite the prints I took from the fish And
________191. the House, The House (621) piece on illustration board, w/ washes,
graphites or blacker or outlines, details or ink or coloured ink
________192. the half shiny black half pebbly white w/ neon surveyor tape Thing
________193. the triple stripped b + w + grey w/ frottaging and dried queen
________194. finish death's door piece using zebra mussel shells, etc.
________195. Do a second one - like those fotos!-- Incorporate map?????
________196. the birds mulberry tree w/ carriage house roof and parking lot.
Maybe and orange house that peeks between the 2 houses
________197. finish buttons paper mill piece on board w/ probably layered washed
painting of back of mill, layers of gesso, gritty, smudgy blacks getting
white then back
________198. Buttons II - square board primed already
________199. the second BROTHER sewing machine w/ cloth of many magic colours
________200. the GREEENESS of Heckrodt pools-pastels, c. pencils, acrylic
________201. finish the cottonwood leaf printing on watercolour paper thing
________202. large long piece like tempera or oils, glazes, of wooden camera in
the wide flat rocky field w/ bunches of tan grass here & there see
sketch, slide (maybe small figure in brilliant sea blue serape & grey
fedora ?, dunno)
________203. the Cyano Stairs. The weave of wood railings, grid, where Cyanos
Are Made, porch, siding of house. The Cyano-Maker. Prussian blue
________204. hmmm,..something on Asian mulberry paper ground. or collage lots
onto large surface (it's white) and add acrylic, Prussian green, deep
________205. Trains (see sketches + slides + prints)
cars empty w/ wheat fields
black train bearing down over low bridge over river, bright headlights in the
____C.the earth-toned primary
colours of blocky cars close, crossing the crossing
________206. Bridges (see sketches + slides + prints)
Night Of The Street Sweeper and all the lights
bridge glowing pink and red in alpenglow w/ other red stuff
Bridge Is The Highest (the dark things this question means)
overwhelming massive oppressive piers of overhead Skyline bridge at
________207. Mills (see sketches + slides + prints)
mysterious arched foundation supports, all the arches
There Be Paper
? Appleton Coated
Shimmering Venus floating in the heat waves from the stacks
________208. the piles of books seen in the garage under the
building, through the window, with the river behind (and way off the FRPC
stack always always visible) and overhead the cars going down the road
________209. the River RiverValley Goin' DOWN To The River
____A. now we
have it all power lines running all every way ancient utility poles of all
____B. we got
railroads running, we got fish jumping, there's dams and dam gates and locks
and lock keepers and bridge keepers and lock & bridge keeper houses &
bridges that rotate and raise up and swing up and roll up.
C. There's hydroelectric plant and foam churning
downstream and dead fish lying everywhere's and water pouring under the Fox
River Mills apartments and pigeons down there on a ledge at the water and coons
all over the stairs in the gloaming and dead crayfish lying on the old bridge
piers crumbling bridges rusting iron, bikes under the water. Birds flying
everywhich way to beat the band, croaking and squawking and screaming. A gar at
my feet; here's a genuine handmade fish spear and there's red fish blue fish
one fish two fish Black fish, blue fish, old fish, new
fish. This one has
a little star. This one
has a little car. Say! What a
lot of fish there are!
________210. Make lettering for "No Dumping" for Logan mailbox
DONE_211. make disarmament sketches (chemical,
nuclear, etc.) -made for No War No More
________212. make triptych disarmament pieces with drawing & solvent
transfers of cyanos
________213. make No War No More linoleum block logo/letterhead
__okay!_214. draw No War No More ink drawings to go with the poems
& essays. Also cover.
________215. draw Plato's antiquities to illustrate book poem of dougs
________216. Ray Biersdorfers North Country Geology Trip poster
________217. painting of Large DARKness monster world w/ bodies.
________218. the narrow horizontal one of highway w/ line of floating art
pieces floating over horizon
________219. backyard of Logan w/ green meadow & trees & insets of
brown/&/or grey cyanos or vice versa-focus on trees
________220. MontGuolphier Mice illustrations of their hot air snowman
________221. Mark Loomis saw of trout fisherman w/ landscape
________222. more freezer paper to cloth printing
________223. frame some cyanos for TAG's Shoppe
________224. frame a show for Borders
________225. and for to display at Delphi also
________226. and also to for display in the law halls
________227. and for to have Teresa curate at OALeague
________228. a VERSIAX Carrie designs & layout
________229. Alida's fruity Dream
________230. Meadow Redux for Pilot
________231. math & origami framed
________232. fold me a poem = origami & poetry
_okay!__233. hyades & plieades muralettes at YSU planetarium
________234. make a set of playing cards one-a-day, each unique & large
& meant to be handled
__okay!__233. the large cyano-trees of Belltown prussian & gesso piece