Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Next Milwaukee Sketch Club Plein Air Outing 11/4/16 (Friday) about 9am

We decided to start meeting on Fridays, starting next week 11/4/16 starting about 9am.

11/4/16 Whitnal Park sled hill parking lot overlooking Mallard Lake/Whitnal Park Pond. 
(If it rains we can always go sketch indoors at Wehr Nature Center which is on the other side of the lake from this hill.)

  • From Wehr Nature Center go East
  • or
  • At the intersection of College Ave/Root River Pkwy and 92 st Thead west
  • then
  • Go south at Whitnal Park Drive (Boerner Botanical Gardens are North of here)
  • Go up hill.
  • Parking lot is on your right side at the top of the hill
Wehr nature Center


Tuesday, October 25, 2016

IAPS Registration Re-Opening Thursday, October 20


IAPS <> via 


Dear Artists,

Thank you for your patience this week. We are back on track with the registration for the IAPS Convention, which will re-open Thursday, October 20 at noon eastern time.  There are spaces left in some workshops, and almost all of the demos, as well as tickets available for the Thursday Night Get-Together Dinner, and the Saturday Evening Banquet.  Registration will be available at, click the link in the NOTICES section. We're looking forward to an amazing time in Albuquerque in June!

All the best,
Red Weber
Executive Director

Milwaukee Sketch Club at Historical Park of New Berlin 10/25/16

Very nice fall day. No rain. A little chilly but not bad. A "Red Hat" club toured the site while we were painting so buildings were opened up.

Next week we are going to start painting on Friday mornings.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Milwaukee Sketch Club at Greenfield Park 10/18/16

A comfortable partly cloudy, sometimes sunny Fall day. Fall colors are starting.

Lighting changed a lot today. Started out with very dark and gray water and by the time we left the everything brightened up.

Next Tuesday at about 9am we are thinking of going to the New Berlin Historical Park at 19765 W National Ave

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Nita Moore demo at MSC 10/11/16

Nita Moore gave a very nice portrait painting demo.

Some info about Nita

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Milwaukee Sketch Club at Mount Mary College 10/11/16

It was lightly drizzling so we stood under an arch to paint. Still pretty green but some trees are getting quite colorful.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Al & Betty in Wustum's Watercolor Wisconsin December 11, 2016 - April 22, 2017

from: alminzlaff
Betty Storey and I have paintings accepted by WUSTUM Museum for Watercolor Wisconsin 2017.

Watercolor Wisconsin, December 11, 2016 - April 22, 2017
One of the museum's most popular shows, Watercolor Wisconsin is a statewide competition organized by the museum annually since 1966. The exhibition takes a contemporary approach, while it emphasizes the possibilities inherent in painting on paper in a wide range of sizes and formats. Artist Information

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
at RAM's Wustum Museum
2519 Northwestern Ave, Racine, WI 53403
Phone:(262) 636-9177

Sunday, December 11   2:00 – 4:00 pm