Words matter. These are the best Craftsman Quotes from famous people such as Thomas Steinbeck, Mike Mills, Louis Nizer, Eddie Marsan, Marco Bizzarri, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
My father thought of himself as a tradesman. A craftsman.
I’m not a craftsman of graphics or art or film. I’m more of an idea generator and manufacturer.
A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.
Paddy Considine is a great friend of mine, and he is a natural actor because he is an artist, and I’m not an artist. If I ever blow my own trumpet, it’s as a craftsman.
We realised that the safer creative people and craftsman feel, the better the collection they produce. If they do a better collection, my revenues grow. It is not easy to attach figures, but it is what happens.
Despite being such a brilliant director, Hansal Mehta is a simple and down to earth man. He is very sorted and driven by passion. So that’s a rare combination – being a good craftsman and a good human being.
I’m a craftsman. I’m an actor.
First of all, I’d like to say here the fact that I’m not naturally a craftsman has made me work very hard.
I’m not a writer’s writer. I’m not a craftsman. I could be, and that would be a one-book-a-year operation.
Capra is an old-time movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director. But all of his details give the impression of contrived effect.
I’ve never been much of a craftsman, in an educated way. But I think just the experience of writing makes the avenues I follow a little more efficient in some ways. At the same time, when you’re young, you’re a little more fearless, and there’s less of an internal critic.
I’m a craftsman type of teacher. I don’t like the thematic type of teaching that takes place in a lot of colleges.
Part of being a filmmaker is also being a craftsman.
When a work lifts your spirits and inspires bold and noble thoughts in you, do not look for any other standard to judge by: the work is good, the product of a master craftsman.
If you have a craftsman’s command of the language and basic writing techniques you’ll be able to write – as long as you know what you want to say.
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.
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.
Proficiency in a craft is essential to every artist. Therein lies the prime source of creative imagination. Let us then create a new guild of craftsmen without the class distinctions that raise an arrogant barrier between craftsman and artist!
It is a distinct and an honor to work with the august Regina King. I would call her Queen King. This woman is one of our treasures. She’s an actor’s actor. She has craft to burn. She’s a craftsman who knows what she is doing, and she’s got soul.
I think that an artist should be a skilled craftsman.
I live in a craftsman house, but I’m a big fan of modernist and mid-century furniture and architecture, too. But my dream is to do a truly original chair design, something that is all these different things but is my own, too.
I do feel like animated films really combine a lot of different of art forms: film-making and writing and drawing and painting – to a certain extent, even sculpting. It’s a wonderful medium to work with as a craftsman because it’s such so rich and so varied and so expressive.
I am not an artist. I am a craftsman.
Stradivarius, in particular, was the most amazing craftsman and one of the great artists and scientists that ever lived because he figured out something with the sound and the science of acoustics that we still don’t understand it completely.
With a father who is a fabulous craftsman, I was raised with the fundamental belief that it is only when you personally work with a material with your hands, that you come to understand its true nature, its characteristics, its attributes, and I think – very importantly – its potential.
We’re in a post-conceptual era where it’s really the artist’s idea and vision that are prized rather than the ability to master the crafts that support the work. Today, our understanding of an artist is closer to a philosopher than to a craftsman.
If you imagine yourself as a craftsman at ILM, you spend your days tumbling buses and animating shards of glass. You’re doing a lot of visual effects work.
But, when the work was finished, the Craftsman kept wishing that there were someone to ponder the plan of so great a work, to love its beauty, and to wonder at its vastness.
Every one of us is, even from his mother’s womb, a master craftsman of idols.
I think John le Carre is, at 77, the greatest living writer alive. He is a master craftsman.