arts and crafts

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n arts and crafts the arts of decorative design and handicraft "they sponsored arts and crafts in order to encourage craftsmanship in an age of mass production"
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Quotations

  • Thomas Carlyle
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    “If a book comes from the heart it will contrive to reach other hearts. All art and author craft are of small account to that.”

Usage

In literature:

With the emergence of arts and crafts, the apprenticeship to life becomes longer.
"The Next Step" by Scott Nearing
They had the manual arts and crafts of the industrial North.
"With Manchesters in the East" by Gerald B. Hurst
The highest of their arts is that of manufacturing gold ornaments, and this is the hereditary craft of certain families.
"The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies" by Robert Gordon Latham
CRAFTS ESSAYS BY MEMBERS OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION SOCIETY.
"The Art and Craft of Printing" by William Morris
It wasn't so much the art of color composition and life analysis as it was stage craft.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
And if all that was not done by devilish art and craft, how was it done?
"Witch Stories" by E. Lynn (Elizabeth Lynn) Linton
He devoted much time and energy to the work of the Art Workers' Guild, and to the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society, founded by him in 1888.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 6" by Various
The pedagogical institutes were subdivided into three sections: the humanities, the sciences, and arts and crafts.
"Area Handbook for Bulgaria" by Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
A man who made his mark deeply on Chautauqua came this year for the first time, Mr. Henry Turner Bailey of the Arts and Crafts School.
"The Story of Chautauqua" by Jesse Lyman Hurlbut
Among institutions may be mentioned the Camberwell school of arts and crafts, Peckham Road.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
THE EPIC (The Art and Craft of Letters).
"Years of Plenty" by Ivor Brown
Its chief buildings are the prefecture, school of arts and crafts and several churches.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
They cultivated the arts and crafts, gymnastics, music, medicine, and mathematics.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
The arts and crafts were also practised by the deities, who indeed taught them to mankind.
"The Belief in Immortality and the Worship of the Dead" by James George Frazer
At these tricks of craft I wondered, and asked if other folk knew such arts.
"The Adventurous Simplicissimus being the description of the Life of a Strange vagabond named Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim" by Hans Jacob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
The air was fetid with killing, and this past master in the hunter's art knew the tokens of his craft.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
Success has attended their schools, especially the Central School of Arts and Crafts at Morley Hall, Regent Street.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
The double description is used as it is a calling full of artfulness and craft.
"'£19,000'" by Burford Delannoy
Down at Kildare, however, certain of the arts and crafts were cultivated with special success.
"Education: How Old The New" by James J. Walsh
The other phases of the arts and crafts also developed very wonderfully outside of Italy as well as in the peninsula.
"The Century of Columbus" by James J. Walsh
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In poetry:

Princess, that all this craft of moonlight threw
Across my path, this deep immortal smart
Shall still burn on when winds my ashes strew:
A woman--and yet how much more thou art!
"Ballade Of Woman" by Richard Le Gallienne
Trained for either camp or court,
Skilful in each manly sport,
Young and beautiful and tall;
Art of warfare, craft of chases,
Swimming, skating, snow-shoe races,
Excellent alike in all.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf II. -- The King's Return" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
At this the sullen Modred, eldest son
Of Lot, laught softly to himself,—right glad
That any business kept the kingly eye
From him, for full of tricks and craft was he,
The Artful Dodger of an early day,
And often in an uproar set the court.
"At The Palace Of King Lot" by Oscar Fay Adams

In news:

An arts and crafts fair takes place around the Gaslight Theatre, from from 9 am to 6 pm, every Saturday and Sunday, through Sunday, Dec 23.
The 36th annual Herkimer County Arts and Crafts Fair is happening this weekend at Herkimer County County Community College.
Nearly 100 regional artists and crafts people will offer their unique creations during this year's annual Holiday Art and Craft Festival on Nov 23.
Holiday Arts and Craft Fair set Nov 10 in East Jordan.
Check out the links below to find more art and craft ideas for the Thanksgiving season.
A fan of site-specific performances, Deacon 's live show here, presented by the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, is scheduled to take place outside the museum.
2.69M Custom-Crafted Arts and Crafts, Garden Conservancy Open Days, Transforming Spaces with Decorative Painting.
The 74th annual event boasts an arts and crafts fair, car show, a kids zone, live entertainment along with a parade too at the Dogwoods Trail Festival scheduled for Saturday, March 24th from 9a- – 4p.
You're the big, fat, evil jewelry vendor at the Seal Beach Arts and Crafts Faire.
Ladonna Eastman 's love of arts and crafts is rooted in her "home base," her grandmother's home in Radcliff.
Indie Emporium takes arts and crafts playtime to another level.
Opens November 9, 5:30 pm and runs through December 17, Holiday Hall is a winter wonderland of fine art and craft which features work by local and regional artists in handmade jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber, glass, and other medias.
It's an exhibition and sale of handmade alternative arts and crafts from independent artists.
The 1878 farm house , so different in style and age from the Colonials and 1930s Arts and Crafts bungalows that line the dead-end street, looks as though it might have blown in from Kansas.
Group Pursues Arts and Crafts With Unusual Fervor .
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In science:

In this situation, we considered the state of the art service currently endorsed by the PubMed staff and millions of users as a reasonable alternative to a hand-crafted gold standard.
Distributional Framework for Emergent Knowledge Acquisition and its Application to Automated Document Annotation
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