Art and craft are the creations that we do with our hands.  Art and craft are excellent hobbies.  We can express our creativity and enjoy the pleasure of expressing our inner thoughts and feelings.  we feel so happy and contented when some one appreciates our art and craft.Every person cannot become a good artist or craftsman.   Often they are born with talent. Every artist is first an amateur, said Ralph Emerson.  Their talents have to be nurtured and improved.  Art and craft are appreciated by everyone in the society.  They are so beautiful to look at. Artistic paintings and articles are purchased in exhibitions at high prices.Crafts are displayed in the front room of a house or hotels and are also placed on the office tables. Developing skills in art and craft is very good and useful.  Children learn creative and imaginative skills by these activities.The government in India encourages art and craft.  There is a show room for them in every city for tourists and visitors.  Often a mela is organized to display new artistic items and crafts in every city.  Ancient India has a rich tradition of art and craft.There are many training camps during summer and winter on art and craft skills.  It is very useful to join them. It will start a new angle in our career. Picasso said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up".Craftsmen and Artists are God gifted persons.  They can make others happy and earn a lot of money too.  I will join a training camp in the next summer on art and craft skills.  Finally I say a quote by Francis of Assis, “He who works with his hands is a laborer.  He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman.  He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist”.