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The Art of Making a Home

After a house is built, the people who live within it must make it a home. Home is where people know they belong and want...


Crewel Artistry

Wool from sheep has long been a basis for making cloth around the world. Sheep are generally hardy and easy to keep. They have been...


The Role of Crafts in Art

Crafts are not considered to be art in the sense that they are rarely given showings or sold for high prices. They are art that...


Artists always need supplies to do their work. They acquire the necessary items in specialty stores or art and craft shops. Painters will get oil paints, brushes and canvas through local suppliers. Leather workers may find punching tools. Sculptors generally must order their stone directly from quarries, but this is an exception to finding readily available art supplies locally. Many people who wish to learn how to produce art will inquire at an art and craft store about classes. Many of these shops and small stores have information and provide their own classes. Local artists generally teach these classes to encourage new artists and make a bit of money when their sales are slow.