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  • Craft

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    Craft Art (ärt)n. · Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.· The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colors, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium. Craft (kr ft)n. · Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency. · To make by hand. · To make or construct (something) in a manner suggesting great care

  • American Craft Culture

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    According to the documentary series Craft in America (2009), “the American craft tradition didn’t just appear one day, fully-formed and mature.” Over hundreds of years of history, craft techniques and materials have emerged because of social, political, economic, and technological factors. Master craftspeople have educated apprentices for generations in skills that have been passed down through domestic associations on handicraft goods made in home-based industries. However, industrial globalization

  • Research Paper on Contemporary Craft Person Daniel Kuhn

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    more and I loved it. Duke is a functional potter and that is the side of slay he teaches. Very little history was taught during those intensives, we were there to learn how to make and fire and we did.” While learning and honing his skill in the craft of cerami... ... middle of paper ... ...." E-mail to Daniel Kuhn. April 1, 2014. "Dan Kuhn." Dan Kuhn. Accessed April 09, 2014. http://www.contemporarycraft.org/SCC/Dan_Kuhn.html. Jones, David. Raku: Investigations into Fire. Ramsbury, Marlborough

  • The History Of Arts And Crafts

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    Ø     The distinction between ‘Craft’ and ‘Design’ can be at times problematic explain what you understand these terms to mean, and illustrate their application in relationship to the work of one practitioner. The definition for craft is, the making of decorative or functional objects, generally by hand. Hand and power tools may be used, however, in making some craft items. The term crafts also refers to the objects made. The function of crafts is generally concerned with crafts as creative hobbies, practiced

  • Water Sports: Nautique by Correct Craft

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    why they were able to continue to be a growing company during the great depression. During the successful years of the Great Depression Walt Meloon had decided to change the name of the company from the Florida Variety Boat Company to Correct Craft. Correct Craft remained at the top of the boating industry for years. It wasn’t until the Korean Conflict when the company took a turn for the wors... ... middle of paper ... ...Oct. 2013. "Nautique History." Nautique History. N.p., n.d. Web. 16 Oct

  • England's Arts and Crafts Movement

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    Overview The Arts and Crafts Movement originated in England in the 1860s and became popular in the United States during the 1880s. Many important architects, designers, and historians had a part in establishing the popularity of the movement. The goal behind the reform was to “change the working conditions of craftspeople while improving the quality of design” (Harwood, May, & Sherman, 2012). During this time, industrialization was rapidly increasing, and the Arts and Crafts era focused on design

  • Arts And Crafts Movement Essay

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    Continuing Influence of the Arts and Crafts Movement Artistic movements are often categorized by a specific aesthetic. These visual choices are usually a deliberate differentiating reaction to the current culture of art. Though most movements can be categorized by an aesthetic set of rules, such as Cubism, Romanticism, Impressionism, Fauvism, etc… Not all art movements can be defined solely within their visual associations. Nearly all major stylistic shifts in art were based on an ideology as well

  • How Is Charles And Henry Greene And Their Contribution To The Arts And Crafts Evolution Of Architecture?

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    Greene and Greene are renowned for their contribution to the arts and crafts evolution of architecture and have created a “native California” style that is widely recognized. Their work has influenced the high-arts aesthetics of the American Art and Crafts Movement to this day. Charles and Henry Greene were two brothers whose love for tools, materials and craftsmanship flourished into one of the most well known architectural forces of the 20th century. In high school, the two delved into carpentry

  • The Joy of Paper Crafting

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    being too hot, I decided to go to a stamp camp instead. As I drove to my friends house for stamp camp, I anticipated the new card making techniques I would learn. She had also mentioned we would be using new colors of card stock, designer paper, and craft ink. Just a few blocks before arriving at her house, I turned the air conditioning off and rolled all the windows down. The warm breeze filled the cabin of the car and tossed my hair around. As I turned the corner the sun hit my arm and the side

  • Comment By John Bentley Mays's The Educated Eye And The Intimate Hand

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    Review of Comment by John Bentley Mays Is craft art? This question, a hot topic of debate amongst artists, art critics and craftspeople of the twentieth century, seems to have been born of the many complex societal changes that took place over the course of the Modern Era. logically, it would only be possible to effectively deliberate over this discussion by first defining art itself. This, however, proves to be just as difficult a task as settling the art-craft controversy in the first place and together

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