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Would you consider yourself artistic?

If someone approached you this very second (like we’re doing right now) and asked if you consider yourself to be artistic, what would you say?

And hey, who cares what other people think, we want to know if you think you’re artistic! It can be anything from you being a painter or a photographer to a chainsaw artist or a landscaper. If you’re a designer, an engineer, a builder… you’re probably artistic!

Please tell us by voting in the poll below. Thanks!

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Mary Masters
5 months ago

I do paintings of animals in pastel, but I could not do a person if my life depended on it!
I also like decorating and doing crafty things.

Roy Davis
5 months ago

Artistic has a pretty broad definition. While I am musical and do photography, I can’t draw or paint. I am also a published poet. Almost everyone has some form of artistic ability but most won’t see themself as artistic.

Last edited 5 months ago by Roy Davis
Sink Jaxon
5 months ago

I play instruments, paint with oils, and sketch. Was also a hand draftsman for many years, but AutoCad came out and killed that!

Kamwick
5 months ago

Music and movement are my strengths. Can follow instructions for knitting and sewing but not neatly or precisely. Got A’s in everything but C’s in handwriting as a kid. Those fine visual motor skills have NOT been a strength throughout my life 😆.

Really enjoy and appreciate any visual beauty though. As some have stated here, landscaping, woodworking, building, crafting, sewing/needle crafts can be artistic as well. Makes for a beautiful world.

Bob Weinfurt
5 months ago

Sometimes I’m a BS artist

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RV Staff (@rvstaff)
5 months ago
Reply to  Bob Weinfurt

😆 Same with one of my sons, Bob. I’ve mentioned to others that he has a BS in BS. (Jokingly, of course.) Have a great day! 😀 —Diane

Tommy Molnar
5 months ago

I can’t even draw recognizable stick people!

Kaeleen Buckingham
5 months ago

I can follow someone else’s directions for crafts (paint by number, crochet, plastic canvas, etc.) but nothing from my own mind.

Bob P
5 months ago

After an experience in high school art class during the last century (1958) where the art teacher told me about the only thing I could draw would be flies, I gave up on art.

MN Anon
5 months ago
Reply to  Bob P

That’s a sad story. Don’t believe him.

Goldie
5 months ago

Define artistic…I can take some great photos, decorate well, sew, crochet, etc. Can’t draw well enough to even play Pictionary! Stick figures are a challenge.

Julie
5 months ago

As the daughter of an Western artist who made a great living with his paintings and bronzes, you’d think he’d have passed some of that talent to me. Not. One. Bit.

volnavy007
5 months ago

It depends on the “Art” being discussed. Music, yes. Graphic, no.

kat
5 months ago

Craft-tistic yes, artistic no. couldnt draw a dog if i had to (not even a stick figure), but i can quilt, knit, crochet, sew, etc.

Wayne Braxton
5 months ago

Landscaping and photography are my favorite artistic endeavors . They show a person’s ingenuity and vision
Since last September I have designed and built four new flower gardens. I now sit at the edge and photograph the numerous bird species that visit my feeders.

Tom
5 months ago

Can not even paint between the lines.

John Wilkins
5 months ago

I can’t paint, but I can create beauty in the landscape through the design and use of annual and perennial flowers, shrubs, trees, and hardscaping. It’s a passion/hobby, I’m not in the business of landscaping. But, I wish I could paint.

Marty
5 months ago

Depends upon your definition of artistic. I can’t draw or paint but I can create beauty other ways with fabric or wood.

Pete Karczmarczyk
5 months ago

I can draw gnats and flies..

Tom
5 months ago

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/ip3/www.thefreedictionary.com.icohttps://www.thefreedictionary.com/artistic
adjective 1. creative, cultured, original, sensitive, sophisticated, refined, imaginative, aesthetic, discerning, eloquent, arty (informal) They encourage boys to be sensitive and artistic.