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Meet the Artisan Crafts Gallery

Mon Dec 3, 2012, 8:40 AM
To kick off the craftiest month of the year, let me take you to a little tour around the Artisan Craft galleries deviantART has to offer! They will give you a good idea of how wide and rich the artisan crafts world is, and they may even inspire you to pick up a craft you always wanted to try or didn't even know existed :)


Anthro involves combining human motivation, characteristics, or
behaviour with inanimate objects, animals, plants, or natural phenomena.
In other words, animals or objects that act or resemble human nature in
some way.

Sub-galleries: Clothing, Costumes, Masks and Props & Accessories.
Note: This gallery is also taken care of by KovoWolf.

My little man, David the WerePup by WerePupsSteelJaw the Spotted Hyena by SteelJawGerman Shepherdman Partial by Katmomma

Architectural Models

Finished tangible architectural models or architectural constructs made
by you, such as models, handmade awnings, patios, decks, buildings, and

city 2 by gotpostseasonwedoHand Made Mini Hobbit Hole by maddsrocksJapanese Tea House by abreathoutofacoma

Basketry & Weaving

Anything woven, whether by hand or on a loom; baskets and other woven
reed creations; dreamcatchers; other woven art. Knitted and crocheted
crafts belong in the textiles gallery under and appropriate sub-category
such as clothing or accessories.

Litha by XaelMcEwanDominion Basket by AMyriadViceString Art "Rose" by CuriousG30RGE

Ceramics, Pottery & Clay

Works using mediums, such as clay, ceramic, synthetic sculpting compounds, papier-mache, sand, etc.

Sub-galleries: Miniatures, Miscellaneous, Ornaments & Objects, Pots & Vases, and Tableware.

Frog Bowl by HippopottermissMy handmade polymer clay rose. by V-evaLa Petite Souris by Hippopottermiss


Costume garments, props, masks and accessories made to portray a
character or object and include historical re-enactment, period,
cosplay, fantasy and, LARPing.

Sub-galleries: Costumes, Masks, and Props & Accessories.
Note: Cosplay & Role-Playing is also taken care of by pullingcandy.

steampunk gauntlet/gloves by Skinz-N-HydezVenetian Rabbit Masks by merimaskCountess Philomena by ti-DESIGN

Culinary Arts

Food that is prepared and presented artistically. Items are usually edible but they can also be meant as decoration.

Sub-galleries: Desserts, Food Art, Main Dishes, Miscellaneous, and Pumpkin Carving.

:thumb311356770:Pot of Flowers Cake by ginas-cakes:thumb138557292:

Dolls, Plushies & Custom Toys

Hard-bodied and soft-bodied original dolls;customized purchased dolls
and ball-jointed dolls(BJDs); plushies; customized My Little Ponies
(MLPs); customized purchased figured (action figures, munnys, dunnys,
etc.). Dolls made from either pre-made based or completely custom dolls
of porcelain, plastic, etc.

Sub-galleries: Amigurumi, Customized Toys, Original Artist Dolls, and Plushies.

Fox Plushies by littlepaperforestManuna Mouse - ready 01 by scargeear:dalove: by MyntKat

Folding & Papercraft

The art of folding and cutting paper to create objects of a 3D nature such as origami, dioramas, and other art work.

Sub-galleries: Bookbinding & Bookmaking, Cubeecraft, Miscellaneous, ModelsOrigami, and Papercutting & Scherenschnitte.

It's your life.(paper cutting) by ThessatoriaAndromeda by GoddessOvDoomThe Violin Sensation by Vissyscrafts


Works using glass as the medium, whether by using a furnace, kiln,
torch, acid, or abrasive and polishing methods, including heat-worked
furnace and blown glass, fused glass, slumped glass, lampworking and
cold-worked glass (etching, carving, cutting, sanding, grinding, sawing,
laminating, faceting, etc.), stained glass, painted glass, pate de
verre, enameling, molding, etc.

Sub-galleries: Bowls & Vases, Lights & Prisms, Ornaments & Objects, Other, Stained Glass, and Tableware.

Elements stained glass by LoneDireWolfessZelda Royal Crest Wine Glass Set- by ZombieBunnySlayaUgly duckling by LaughingTree


Jewelry is any piece worn to adorn the body (other than clothes) and is
meant mainly for personal decoration. It can be made out of any
material, style, size and shape. It includes but it's not limited to
earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, rings, head and hair accessories, pins, and brooches.

Sub-galleries: Beads & Charms, Bracelets & Anklets, Earrings & Piercings, Headpieces & Hair Accessories, Miscellaneous, Necklaces & Pendants, Pins & Brooches, Rings, and Sets

Stone painting - sakura dragon necklace set by AlviaAlcedoMusic-of-the-rain by Laurefin-EstelinionNEINAHTEE by LUNARIEEN


Leatherworking using leather, suede, faux leather, or fur as a medium
and including stamped flat pieces like belts to meticulously shape and
stitch objects such as sandals, saddles, bags, clothing, chaps, etc.

Sub-galleries: Accessories, Clothing, Miscellaneous,  and Taxidermy

Leather corset by tupaliDragon, drow, druchii, dark elf leather helmet by Fantasy-CraftArchangel Armor by Azmal


Metal work involving the use of heat, including all blades, such as
knives, swords, cutlery, etc. blacksmithing; and any kind of metal
forming without the use of heat, which would include
repousse/chasing/embossing and engraving; also chain mail and armor.

Linerlock Folder II by dreieinhalb:thumb340182780:Dread full plate by ArtisansdAzure


Miniatures are copies or models of things, made on a small scale.

Sub-galleries: Animals, Nature and Scenery, Dollhouses and Rooms, Fan Art, Fantasy, Food, Household Items, Jewelry, Miscellaneous, and People.

Locked Loki by Milwa-czFruit Board :) by PetitPlatThe Bakery -Vintage Country small bread shop by dollhouseara


Art created through a needlework technique like knitting, crochet, cross stitch, latch hook, etc.

Sub-galleries: Crochet, Cross Stitch & Embroidery, Knitting, and Miscellaneous

Starry Night by MsGolightlyLet the Wookie win. by loveandasandwichFlower Scarf by radioactive-orchid


Miscellaneous Artisan Crafts that do not suit any other subcategory.

Vampire Killing Kit by PReillyFishing For Knowlege by angelkat-pawprintsLink the Brave Bead Sprite by SerenaAzureth


Art created by using fabric and natural woven materials including
fashion/costume construction and hairpieces like wigs and falls.

Sub-galleries: Accessories, Clothing, Fiber Art, Miscellaneous, and Quilting.

Bifrost by CaptainColossalAlice by Archaicalneedle felted red panda ooak by amber-rose-creations


Artisan crafts created using wood as a medium and can include carvings,
turnings, constructs (such as furniture, decks, wood patios, wood-frame
buildings and other shelters, etc.), pyrography, marquetry/intarsia etc.

Napoleon Crossing the Alps by muradinoJuly Houses by ForestDwellerHousesmy diploma -finished- by fre-sa

This article is written as part of Artisan Crafts month at ArtHistoryProject. If you're interested in more information or writing your own artisan crafts article please go there!


Brief journey through the artisan craft galleries.
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littlepaperforest Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
Thank you so much for the feature~ :huggle:
Talty Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012   Artisan Crafter
No problem! :huggle:
amber-rose-creations Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Beautifully done! Thanks so much for including my Red Panda!!
Talty Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012   Artisan Crafter
No problem ^^
Ember-Eyes Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome article! Very informative! :clap:
Talty Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Excellent, thanks! :la:
BaziKotek Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012
Talty Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Nxriot Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Student General Artist
Beautiful Feature Collection n_n
Talty Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012   Artisan Crafter
Thank you :D
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