23 04, 2008

Angel eyes and vaporizers


Lani of Bullseye posted a short on how the company uses cryogenics and vaporizers to cut their natural gas use. I had to chuckle because I have fond memories of that equipment. You see, when those vaporizers were installed I was [...]

Angel eyes and vaporizers2016-05-15T15:49:26-07:00
1 08, 2007

Looking for (art v craft) soundbytes


Art focuses on communications first, aesthetics second. Artisanry focuses on aesthetics first, communications second.

Looking for (art v craft) soundbytes2016-05-17T18:24:25-07:00
31 07, 2007

Artistry, artisanry


"Like the old art vs. craft thing," she shrugged, "I mean, who really cares? I don't care what you call me as long as I can do glass." I agreed. "As a matter of fact, I don't think a lot of what we call glass art is art. I think it's artisanry. To me, art is all about the content. If what you're showing off is the properties of the glass, it's artisanry, not art." Across the table I could see her tense, her eyes widened slightly and she got that "if I weren't being so polite I'd knock off your head and stuff it up your..." look. "And are you saying," she said carefully, "that what you call artisanry is not as good as art?"

Artistry, artisanry2015-11-07T16:18:52-07:00
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