I'm beginning to plan for next summer!! We already have invites back to Red Crown Lodge and Coon's Franklin Lodge.
Please, Please, Please....if anyone has any ideas, let me know!! I'd love to get it done by the fall!!!!!
The Red Crown was exquisitely beautiful!! In addition to a great venue, we had perfect weather for Plein Air painting!! A large and ambitious group of 10 showed up and the staff at the Lodge couldn't have been nicer!! We did get ourselves invited back next summer!!
....as was the general consensus!! So beautiful and well maintained and lots of compositions to choose from. 10 artists came to 'paint' and an additional 2 people joined us for lunch! We even had a bit of time to share our work! (see pictures) Everyone at Coon's was very welcoming and we are invited back next season (for those of you who missed it!!)
Here are some great pictures of the very fun morning!!
While the weather looked 'iffy', it turned out to be a good morning for painting!! Sadly...only 3 people came to paint! Happily...we all painted pieces that we liked!! We finished kind of quickly and went to the Pea Patch for lunch!! Great!!
Susan Lansdown - Interpreting the beautiful flowers!
Ken Drawz - working the beautiful landscape, rocks and planters!
Florie Enders - See the Pea Patch, paint it, eat there!
We went to 'Downtown Minocqua' to kick off the season. We were 10 artists which is a great start!!
There are so many choices for subjects to paint that we were pretty much spread out around town. However, we all got together for a very nice lunch at the Thirsty Whale!!
The schedule for 2014 has been published and updated on this Blog! It looks like a very exciting summer of painting with several new locations.
We will be going to the Red Crown Lodge (a very exclusive and private location for retreats and conferences) and Coon's Franklin Lodge (a classic, traditional Northwoods resort). In addition, we will try some new nature sites going to the Hawk's Nest Canoe rental locations in both Eagle River and Manitowish!!
Mark your calenders to reserve Thursdays and join in the fun!!
Take the challenge and paint on location (Plein Air)! We meet Thursdays at 8:30 for painting or drawing in any media. Participation is FREE and open to summer vacationers as well as the local artists. Our only rule is to respect each other, the locations that we visit and the hosts that invite us. Beginners to professionals are welcome.