“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 “Yes, but…” moment). And boy, let me tell you: do

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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 us, we recognize those researchers who recently have attributed the

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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 the rest. Often, these questions of style are actually seeking

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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 my eyes. Whenever I go to an exhibit or show

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