Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.
I think that an artist should be a skilled craftsman.
He will therefore have to use what knowledge he can achieve, not to shape the results as the craftsman shapes his handiwork, but rather to cultivate a growth by providing the appropriate environment, in the manner in which the gardener does this for his plants.
I had been attempting novels since I was 14 but always ran out of steam. High hopes, poor craftsmanship.
I wanted to be considered a good craftsman. I wanted my dresses to be constructed like buildings, molded to the curves of the female form, stylizing its shape.
I'm a craftsman. I'm an actor.
A painter may be looking at the world in a way which is very different from everyone else. If he's a craftsman, he can get other people to see the world through his eyes, and so he enlarges our vision, perception, and there's great value in that.
Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
The late '70's and early '80s is the zenith of a certain craftsmanship in sound recording.
I grew up in a craftsman's home, where things were done with our own hands. I did cabinetmaking for four years and I hated it.
There are two men inside the artist, the poet and the craftsman. One is born a poet. One becomes a craftsman.
First of all, I'd like to say here the fact that I'm not naturally a craftsman has made me work very hard.
Part of being a filmmaker is also being a craftsman.
My father thought of himself as a tradesman. A craftsman.
If I can say one thing for my pictures, it is a certain craftsmanship. A thought which has gone into every angle. There is nothing there without an optical reason.
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