Thursday, January 13, 2011

Round 3 is SET TO GO!

Our last member to join round 3 is Roma Arellano from NM, suggested by Mike.

We have 12 members, all in the U.S. this time. Maybe we will have less postal delays?!?

Please check in here when you have your book. Whatever size you want up to A4.

How many pages do you think we should do? 5 seem good? 4 full sheets and then a half page collab on each end for the person you are shipping to and recieving from? That sounds doable to me.

Could everyone ship by Feb 15? That would give us a month.

Thoughts? Comments? Gripes?

Proposed Shipping Order below:

Mike (NM)
Roma (NM)
Gretchsn (CO)
Mary (MI)
Ammon (PA)
Stephanie (PA)
Ellen (DE)
Aya (NY)
Molly (NY)
Claudia (NY)
Ballookey (CA)
Andrea (NV)


Aya Rosen said...

I'm good with all of the above! I think my book will be a watercolor A4. I have one that I started the first page on and never got around to finish.

Feb15 is good for me.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

My new Miley arrived today. I was in the hospital all day with my mother-in-law who had a double mastectomy, so I did NOT get to start on it yet, BUT I will shortly!!! So YEAH, let's roll!!!

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

Moley*. Stupid autocorrect!!!

Biffybeans said...

Just to clarify what 5 pages means. To me, a page is one side of a sheet. Is that accurate here? You do 4 of those in each book, and then start another but leave unfinished at the back of the book for the next person? Oh, and do we have to use consecutive pages? Or can we skip around? Looking forward to it all! And yes. I should be able to ship by the 15th of Feb.

ballookey said...

I'm good with all the above. I still have to finish a book from the last round, but I've already done the sketches, so it shouldn't be a problem.

@Biffy- Some people started round two by doing pages single-sided, but it gets to be a problem midway through the exchange we start running out of pages. The watercolor books in particular have just enough pages if every one works both sides. In light of that, most of us don't skip the back. The front and back of a single page in a book count as two pages.

As for skipping around, I don't really have a thought on that, except that sometimes I really like to do all my pages in a block if they're united by a theme. But they aren't always. That's just me. Most people do work consecutively, but it's not a rule.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

I am pretty sure that there is at LEAST one book from round two that hasn't even come to me yet (not counting my own), so at some point, I'll be working on more than one book at once. If that become a problem, I'll let you know.

Bennie was skipping around last round because she was defiling in blank pages left by others so everyone would have enough pages.

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

That should say Hennie *. Stupid autocorrect, sorry

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

It should also say FILLING in blank pages. I've got to learn to see what the autocorrect does to my words before I publish, DUH!!

Something Different said...


Yes 1 page is just the front; if you do front and back that means you have 2 pages done. Yes, when your 4 pages are done, start another 1/2 page and the person behind you will finish it. A collaboration page.

As far ask skipping around, that is your choice. I usually do mine in a block, unless I decide to do someone's inside front cover or pocket. If I do that I count that as one of my pages. As Ballookey says, sometimes the number of pages becomes and issue so we work around that.

Artists! You should put a note in the front of your book if you want people to work in blocks or skip around.

mollypeck said...

Hi everyone! I am all set with a watercolor A4 as well.

Ellen said...

OMG!!! I am JUST now checking in....Have been concentrating my artistic efforts of logos I am doing for a wedding planner.
ALSO we are expecting our third grandchild next week!!
I better get on the ball!!

Hello to all the new peeps! (Feel free to friend me on Facebook, e-mail me, etc. Love to "meet" new people!!)

roma said...

I still have one full page and a collaboration page to go before I ship. If I'm reading this right, I ship to Gretchen first. (Gretchen, I'll write soon to get your address.)

Mary Stebbins Taitt said...

I couldn't find you on facebook, Ellen, just a link to your blog.