AAEA Blog

Shipping Raw Clay Sculptures

By Lynda Sappington   If, like me, you don’t live near your foundry, you might have various ways of getting your work there.  I have a friend who sculpts life-sized children and dogs.  She uses plastilene, just as I do,

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“WIT OF THE STAIRCASE”

By Booth Malone   In France ‘what I should have said’ is known as l’esprit d’escalier: “Wit of the Staircase.” Coming up with the perfect reply too late. The door has been shut behind you, just when you have that

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Lynn Maderich on Teaching Her First AAEA Workshop

Lynn Maderich here. I just taught my first workshop for The American Academy of Equine Art and I am officially giving the AAEA a very large Thank You. This had to be one of the best workshops I’ve been privileged

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“KWAK AND LUG” The Challenge of Pricing – Part One

By Booth Malone   The first artist (let’s call him “Kwak”) faced the first dilemma: “How do I price my work?” Kwak was a natty little Neanderthal, not much good at physical labor (and before anyone shakes a spear at

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“On Developing A Style”

By Booth Malone, AAEA   “How do I develop a personal style?” is a question often asked by budding artists. Whether one is new to painting––or not––we all want to stand out, to produce paintings that separate our work from

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“A WORD FROM MRS. BEASLEY” Shipping Artwork: 101

By an Anonymous Member, AAEA   Our Mrs. Beasley (of the Unpacking & Hanging Division of the AAEA), has asked me to “have a word” with the Fall Show artists. “Some” of whose work has arrived in sub-standard boxes, with

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Tips to Successfully Enter a Juried Show

By Booth Malone   Besides being a long-time member of the American Academy of Equine Art, I belong to several other national art organizations. I like to associate with other artists, to learn from them, share their experiences and inspire

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The Arty Side of Aiken

By Deanne Cellarosi   The American Academy of Equine Art holds workshops in painting and sculpture throughout the year. Booth Malone’s Workshop is held in Aiken, SC. He has been holding his workshops here for several years. Some of the

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