MKE Creatives is a monthly meetup for anyone who works in a creative profession. It is a way to “cross-pollinate” all the attendees’ networks of contacts. Whether a person is self-employed ,or an in-house creative, or works at an agency … Continue reading
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Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography.
If you’re new to this blog, or new to knowing who Troy Freund is, here’s a brief for you. Troy Freund is a commercial/editorial photographer based in Milwaukee, WI. I’m pretty dang passionate about photography and the tradition of “real”photography. … Continue reading
The March meetup had an abrupt change in plans, but still went very well! We were supposed to meet at the Create Space art collective, at Cardinal Stritch University, but due to a power outage caused by high winds, the … Continue reading
Light is the irrefutable basis of photography, and its qualities and characteristics are endlessly varied. That’s a big part of what makes photography so interesting to me – you can give a few photographers the same subject, and even the … Continue reading
(click ’em to big ’em) The February MKE Comicbook meetup was very well-attended and it’s no surprise why – the topic of discussion was one that was easy to enjoy – “Favorite Non-Human Characters”! I know I was pretty interested … Continue reading
The January MKE Creatives was a fun, easy topic to talk about: What have you read in the last 30 days? Here’s what the gang had to say… 1. Molly – Ms. Marvel: Civil War II trade-paperback – “the story … Continue reading
The February MKE Creatives meetup turned out as it has on occasion in the past – not as it was planned, but still in a good, albeit unexpected way. Our presenter, Nick Dempske, of Racine Public Library’s BONK! Series, was … Continue reading
(as I couldn’t attend this meetup due to a last-minute photo-assignment, Kristine Hansen, local writer, attended and wrote this up, with a photo from Kerri Grote!) A small group of us gathered at MKE Creatives’ first meeting of 2017 last … Continue reading
MKE Comicbook is a Milwaukee-based meetup for teens-to-adult readers of comicbooks. It’s a discussion-based group, with each month focusing on a different topic! My buddy, Don, a high school English teacher, started the group, and he and I have been … Continue reading
The December MKE Comicbook was one with a fun topic – “Controversial Comics”, and was very well-attended! Since we had some new faces, we started out with introductions, with people sharing their current favorite comicbook. Here’s what they shared: Dillon … Continue reading
(clicken to biggen) The last MKE Creatives of 2016 was a wholly appropriate one to close out the year, to send us into 2017 invigorated and inspired. Anodyne Coffee was again our host, and a local independent writer, Kerri Grote, … Continue reading
The end of a year always prompts a certain amount of introspective “what did I learn? what can I do better? what have I accomplished” thoughts. I thought it would be fun to go through 2016, month by month and … Continue reading