Craft Artists:

Create or reproduce hand-made objects for sale and exhibition using a variety of techniques, such as welding, weaving, pottery, and needlecraft.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $34,630.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 435
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 21.41 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Critical Thinking
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Carve objects from steel, precious metal, or other related materials
Cut fabric or leather material
Carve objects from stone or other related materials
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Shape clay for art or demonstration
Shape construction materials such as wood
Shape stone, tile, brick, or related masonry products
Cut construction material
Engrave jewelry and related products by hand
Spot/tack weld materials
Laminate objects for preservation, protection, and durability
Assemble/Disassemble furniture for installation, finishing, or repair
Fabricate craft or art objects
Dye fabric or leather articles
Process metals using power or hand tools

Thinking Creatively

Create decorative textures in finish coat
Fabricate model or mold for jewelry, silverware or related products
Create decorative effects using hand or power tools
Create artistic objects, materials, or renderings
Draw subject or item sketches
Apply finishes to artwork, crafts, or displays
Design molds for casting objects
Design decorative displays
Draw design, letter, or line graphics or illustrations
Produce artistic crafts

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Booster Skills & Certifications

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