Hello and Welcome to Handicrafts & Folk Art Group!
A group to share your flair towards creations/objects that originated from traditional cultures; especially forms of traditionally-made works of art and craft, that feature everyday or festive items, decorations, and skill of the hand.
Basically, this is the place to revive the dying activity of Folk Art and promote Handicrafts.
Share with the rest of us what you are working on; your Handicrafts and/or Folk Art; share tips, techniques, and even tutorials; favourite tools and appropriate material to use; any folk artist or culture you find inspiring; anything that can spread the love & passion, and preserve these customs!
Feel free to post or start your own discussion.
Just a few guidelines:
Thanks for joining & have fun!
Latest Activity: on Wednesday
This is a Group for individuals to share their passion for crafted objects; skill with their hands; and, an interest in traditional folk culture.
Some handicrafts and decorative arts, that can be shared within this group, are classified here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handicraft#List_of_common_handicrafts
Looking forward to share ideas and fantastic artwork :D
Here are some tips for where to post in the group:
Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).
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