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DML T-Shirt Design Process Idea
Rather than have lots of artists submit finished designs, a practical
process might be to have anyone interested submit a PENCIL SKETCH of a
These could be posted online at a specific URL. (We would be happy to do
it and/or other people have volunteered the same thing).
After a specific time period -- say two months -- members of the list
could vote on the design(s) they like and the artist could then do a
Obviously, the artist(s) would have to be agreeable in advance to do
this, so that no one feels put upon or exploited.
The logo could then be available online in a downloadable form. I'd like
to warn people, however, that an image of resolution suitable for
printing (as opposed to viewing online) is quite LARGE. It could be
anywhere from 4-10MB depending upon final size and resolution.
In addition, some company that can produce and mail t-shirts at a
pre-specified cost could be selected. Obviously, they'll want to make
money from it. PaleoArtisans and CafePress are both set up as businesses
to both produce and fulfill t-shirts. The former might be more inclined
to "make a deal"
CafePress is an automated process that involves little or no human
intercession and will do fulfillment anywhere in the world at a slightly
higher cost than PA.
Just a suggestion.
Waylon Rowley wrote:
> No, I'm not selling Dinosaur Mailing List T-shirts
> (yet)....I would still need authorization from the
> list owners and probably USC, but I would like to know
> how many of you would like to own one or two (or a few
> million) if they were available. We have a lot of
> excellent paleo-artists on the DML, so maybe they
> should draw out a T-shirt design and submit them for
> approval to other HP's....It'd be nice to be
> recognized as a list member and have somethin stylish
> to wear at SVP meetings. Just testing the
> water....lemme hear from ya
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