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What Does a Craft Artist Do

A craft artist creates or reproduces artisan objects for sale or display. By applying a variety of techniques. Such as welding, weaving, modeling or sewing. As a craft artist you create unique products.

What Does a Craft Artist Do

Some craft artists also work for a company, for the production of commissioned work. For example as a glass blower, glazier, potter, preparer or goldsmith. However, the number of vacancies for craft artists is very limited. That's why many craft artists earn money on their own and try to sell their work through galleries, art markets or in-house.

Many artists have a different profession, often part-time, to meet their needs.

Features of craft artists

Below are the personality traits that fit the craft artist profession. Do you've the same personality? Then a craft artist might be something for you. Not sure which personality traits you've? Then find and take a career choice test.

Artistic

  • create and design beautiful things
  • creative activities such as painting and photography
  • expressive work like acting and singing
  • be original and imaginative, view things in a different way
  • interest and a taste for culture

Realistic

  • physical work
  • work where you can get dirty
  • operate machines or equipment
  • working in nature and / or with animals
  • being outside
  • driving vehicles

Entrepreneurial

  • initiating and starting work
  • directing and leading people
  • take and bear responsibility
  • in business: work where you run financial risks

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