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March 24, 2009 at 5:36 pm

this is what I’m thinking about, working on, stressing out over, and preparing for, in the course of a given week. colored text: what has been done. at the bottom: what I got done in the week before this one.

posted for motivational purposes, slightly edited for too-personal content.

yes, I probably owe you a letter.



list for week of March 23rd, 2009

Prints:

  • Ruins – finish re-print, sign, number, distribute, put away
    • set up screen half done 3/22
    • mix & test Ruins blue color
    • print Ruins blue color
    • print Ruins line color
  • Bread print – colors, print, sign, distribute, put away
    • mix & test colors
  • series print – draw on it finally
  • business cards – finalize text, print, cut
  • peter coffee stickers: shoot screen with blurry flames
  • yellow ruins – print etc
  • clipper mill – ha ha
  • bowls
  • amherst st. house print
  • SCLT
    • go to farm to draw plants
    • paper find/cut/test
    • lay out letters
    • lay out graphics
  • chloe invitation
    • get paper – 3/23
    • prelim layout & photocopying – 3/23
    • more layout
    • transparencies
    • coat screen
    • shoot screen
    • print 1
    • print 2

Theoretical Prints, not really started yet:

  • Tiny Showcase houses
  • JohnJ edition
  • RISD works prints:
    • triangles
      • gather all objects
      • arrange
      • figure out size
    • cityscapes
      • superman building
        • find orig. transparencies – 3/19
        • scanned transparencies – 3/23
        • pick up on flash drive from NUA
        • draw Providence letters
        • align & clean up
        • put together
        • get printed out at IOlabs
      • power plant
        • photo reference
      • figure out size
    • postcards
    • (need thick paper stock)
  • other triple decker prints
  • gender identity prints for pasting / eli phant

Print & Business Logistics:

  • Truckmobile:
    • check voice mail
    • keep eyes out for check in po box!
  • Mill City – sign & number & put away
  • other prints to finish signing & numbering & put away:
    • curtis st.
    • hrff
    • hbml
  • black cat
    • get paid by Jim for print testing
    • go over there – 3/23
    • small paper for:
      • chloe’s invitation gotten 3/23
      • triangles, other risdworks prints…

  • ship print to Misa 3/23
    • pack
    • print packing slip
    • post office

  • write to Risd Works with update 3/23

Studio Technology:

  • put together vacuum table
    • sand burrs off — 3/5 done – 3/22
    • footswitch
      • pick up at NUA when arrives
    • build hinge things
      • glue second one
      • drill holes & attach hinges
        • done one – 3/21
    • fix to table
      • done one – 3/21
    • fix vacuum wafer to table
      • done tentatively – 3/21
    • hook up vacuum
      • done tentatively – 3/21
  • flat file maybe
  • shelves maybe

Studio Re-organization:

  • put away prints
  • organize flat file
    • organize rubyliths & transparencies
    • sort out & put away in folders
      • all old transparencies and proto 2001-2005 – 3/19
      • transparencies & proto 2006-present
    • figure out which test prints to save, re-use, throw out
    • sort out drawings, archive better – 3/19
    • clear space in f.f. drawers – 3/19
  • throw out paper
  • organize scrappy papers
  • clear off desk upstairs
  • hook up new lamp

Drawing Desks Re-org:

  • organize left desk
  • clear off right desk (again)

Writing & Zines:

  • durruti writing zine
  • bread zine
  • finish editing durruti writing –3/18 finish it monday!!!
  • write to mark sawtelle

House Logistics:

  • laundry
  • eat good leftovers! (ongoing!)
  • eat hummus
  • clean up front room table

Health Logistics

  • ob-gyn appt – 3/18
  • free clinic
    • dr hayes – 3/24
    • dr goldberg – 3/31
    • call walmart re prescription. 401-272-5340
      • pick it up – 3/23

Garden

  • re-pot indoor plants
  • sort out worm bin
  • build beds
    • borrow circ saw from bldg 16
    • post hole digger?
    • nails
  • get soil from E. Prov?
  • get seeds, plants, etc
  • clear up garden beds!
  • plant peas!
    • find seeds

Internet stuff

  • help rich with stuff
    • started 3/16
  • figure out moneys, ask people for money
    • follow up.

Communication:

  • letters
    • deb
    • joanne
    • anna leventhal
    • chris kane’s friend gina
    • mackenzie
    • adam frumhoff
  • emails
    • scott pagano
    • that girl sara?
    • catherine mcmahon
    • risd works
  • phone calls
    • rose
    • joe
    • matt heft
    • gladys

Random

  • scan orig. superman/providence transparencies – 3/23
  • scan city barge drawing – 3/23
  • make drawings for Meg & Andrew’s project – 3/23
  • hung out with folks / saw people around town:
    • raphael
    • joanna and jona
    • meg & johanna
    • caitlin & folks at NUA
  • mickey z monster dwg
  • check po box! – 3/23


ACCOMPLISHED in past week!

Prints:

  • none
  • though I did set up the Ruins screen, tentatively… – 3/22

Theoretical Prints, not really started yet:

  • Tiny Showcase houses
  • JohnJ edition
  • SCLT
  • RISD works prints:
    • superman building
      • find orig. transparencies – 3/19

Print & Business Logistics:

  • Truckmobile:
    • called Tues 3/17, talked to Kristen, Abby will call me tomorrow
    • 3/18 police detective finally called me back, he was going to call gallery to get a copy of the check…
    • called gallery saturday 3/21, they got it!!!!
  • black cat
    • call Jim 3/21
  • write email to molly wheelock – 3/22

Studio Technology:

  • put together vacuum table
    • test printing quality over table as exists – 3/21 with andrew
    • sand burrs off — 3/5 done – 3/22
    • footswitch
      • went to printshop to talk to H. Ferriera – 3/18
      • footswitch – bought from Harbor freight internet – 3/21
    • build hinge things
      • glue one – 3/15
      • drill holes & attach hinges
        • done one
    • fix to table
      • done one
    • fix vacuum wafer to table
      • done tentatively
    • hook up vacuum
      • done tentatively
  • dismantle/build other table – 3/22

Studio Re-organization:

  • big table-building, cleaning-up, moving piles around to prepare for printing – 3/22
  • put away prints – some are done
  • organize flat file
    • organize rubyliths & transparencies
    • sort out & put away in folders
      • all old transparencies and proto 2001-2005 – 3/19
    • sort out drawings, archive better – 3/19
    • clear space in f.f. drawers – 3/19
  • get rid of crappy desk to basement – 3/19
  • get rid of copper, x-rays, to Meg – 3/20

Drawing Desks Re-org:

  • none

Writing & Zines:

  • editing durruti writing –3/18

House Logistics:

  • cup hooks done 3/17, only broke one cup
  • get bread ingredients – B got them – 3/16
  • eat good leftovers! (ongoing!)
  • made cake & soup – 3/18
  • got yeast & raisins – 3/18

Health Logistics

  • 3/17 — you’re sick, take care of yourself and get better!
  • ob-gyn appt – 3/18
  • free clinic
    • call walmart re prescription. 401-272-5340
      • called and talked to them 3/17
      • called again later, no success
      • called free clinic
      • call free clinic again at 10-11 in the morning. sara extension 211.
      • pick up prescription today from sara – 3/18
      • took it to walmart – 3/18

Garden

  • none

Internet stuff

  • help rich with stuff
    • started 3/16
  • figure out moneys, ask people for money
    • 3/21 sent email

Communication:

  • letters
    • none
  • emails
    • molly – 3/22
  • phone calls
    • none

Random

  • took hat & books to Lydia – 3/18
  • Bea’s & Erik’s wedding! & celebration. – 3/20


2 Comments »

  1. sort out worm bin

    indeed!

    Comment by Jonathan — March 25, 2009 @ 11:18 am
  2. […] a sample to-do list is now posted as its own page. Yes I am thinking about all of that stuff, or the same amount or more of different stuff. Yikes. […]

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