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Old May 27, 2008, 10:07 AM
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According to Mirriam-Webster's online:

Craftsmanship
One entry found.

craftsman

Main Entry:

Pronunciation:
\ˈkraf(t)s-mən\
Function:
noun
Date:
13th century

1 : a worker who practices a trade or handicraft
2 : one who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts <jewelry made by European craftsmen>


artist
9 entries found.

Main Entry:

Pronunciation:
\ˈär-tist\
Function:
noun
Date:
circa 1507

1 aobsolete : one skilled or versed in learned arts barchaic : physician
carchaic : artisan 1
2 a: one who professes and practices an imaginative art b: a person skilled in one of the fine arts
3: a skilled performer; especially : artiste
4: one who is adept at something <con artist> <strikeout artist>

You decide whether you are a artiste or a craftsman. I have learned long ago
"that beauty in in the eye of the beer holder".
The event organizers will ultimately decide what they will categorise you as.
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