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« Reply #30 on: August 17, 2005 05:42:29 PM »

You're right - there are no rules.  I was just reporting the guidelines we use at our museum. 


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« Reply #31 on: August 17, 2005 06:08:42 PM »

well, that kinda seems like the end of the argument, doesnt it?

« Reply #32 on: September 22, 2005 01:31:43 PM »

a quote i found that i like is :

creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. art is knowing which ones to keep

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« Reply #33 on: September 22, 2005 11:34:54 PM »

I can't find it back, but this is what I read in another thread:
He who uses his hands is a workman.
He who uses his hands and his brain is a craftsman.
He who uses his hands, brain and heart is an artist.

« Reply #34 on: September 23, 2005 12:55:38 AM »

I am artistic, but not an artist.  Does that make sense?

It makes sense to me.  Folks tell me I'm an artist, but often when they say it I think they just mean I created something beautiful.  It would be great if my efforts eventually got to the art level, but physical ability just isn't the only thing. 

I've made a few things that I would consider art, (some on the Magna-Doodle our family gave us after seeing how much I liked their two year-old's toy...), but I don't see the majority of my work as art. Yet.   Smiley

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« Reply #35 on: September 25, 2005 08:26:39 AM »

I can't find it back, but this is what I read in another thread:
He who uses his hands is a workman.
He who uses his hands and his brain is a craftsman.
He who uses his hands, brain and heart is an artist.

I have read this a couple of times and each time more and more think that this means that artists are in a way more evolved than crafters, I don't agree that crafters don't use their hearts in their work. Okay, well maybe since it is talking about the male sex that is true, so for females it would read She who uses her hands, brains, and heart can be a worker, a crafter or an artist.  Smiley Not trying to male bash, just some humor. Perhaps I am reading too much into this quote and should just let it go.
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