Craftspeople are the worker practicing a trade of craft, they are also known as artisans. They are highly skilled manual workers who craft items that may be strictly decorative or functional. This may include household furniture, clothing, tools and jewelry.
Formal training is required for professional craftspeople. One must take courses through adult education or in high school. Craft workshops of a week or more should be attended to get intensive training. Learning business or computers could be an advantage to those who looking to create their own shops or web sites to sell their wares.
Initially, some craftspeople sell their articles on street or at flea markets. While some sell their wares on the internet by creating their own web sites, some prefer to sell them physically. Once you learn the technical and design skills of a craft by working with an experienced craftsperson, you may open your own shop. Highly skilled persons may sell their articles at craft fairs held at different venues on a competitive basis.