Summer List

One of the things I do every summer is write a list of things I can do.  This is not necessarily a list of goals, but a list of ideas to keep my mind busy.  It works as a suggestion of a distraction if I start feeling yucky or bored.

Here’s the start of this year’s list (according to my day planner):
-Stay busy
-back up documentation
-figure out what still needs documentation
-update website
-keep up blog
-journal
-make stuff (For Show and Sale, journals, scarves, dolls, etc.)
-look into doing consignment
-Update CV, resume, portfolio
-get documentation pictures printed
-promote website/blog
-take photos
-work on electronics (robot Club?)
-go through sketchbooks (pull artists, ideas, etc to google.)
-get outside (the park, etc)
-read books (Bell Jar, Art and Fear, the one kelly suggested, etc.)
-find Polyester articles Judy sent me, more research on that.
-Contextural- dye, print, make books, try melting w silk, etc.
-Reevaluate my goals, plan
-Look for awards to apply for
-Research Grad schools and how to fund grad school (Fibre, Art Therapy, etc)
-Read artist books, make artist books,
-Do some writing
-Look into writing for a magazine?, Fibre Arts, cloth paper scissors, etc.
-work on artawearness submission
-camping, cabin, picnics, outside, park
-take photos of myself, my life, my house
-toastmasters?
-read about body language, mingling, social skills,
-hang out with friends
-coffee with Rebecca Dickson
-check out the yarn store in bridgeland
-antiques mall
-study color
-read art books
-clean and paint studio
-get shelves for studio
-make work
-collage
-apply for Fibre Arts Student Scholarship
-Rollerblade
-crafternoon with beth
-work on my blog
-work on smART blog
-look into volunteering
-research “who I need to know” in Calgary
-make clothes! sew
-weave (tunic dresses, etc.)
-make dolls
-stop motion animation
-make morphoids electronic
-masks?
-fabric journal pieces
-make journal kits? zines?
-don’t be too hard on myself
-watch DVD’s
-look into consignment
-spoonflower
-knit
-visit people, Dad, etc.
-research and apply for exhibitions.
-Arduino, lilypad
-tour banff centre
-go to HVW electronics store
-paint file cabinet.

Right now, I’m painting my studio.  Pictures soon!!

And, Santa Fe was AMAZING!  More to come on that, too.

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