- One, such as a painter, sculptor, or writer, who is able by virtue of imagination and talent or skill to create works of aesthetic value, especially in the fine arts.
- A person whose work shows exceptional creative ability or skill: You are an artist in the kitchen.
"Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain," by Betty Edwards has some wonderful exercises that can bring out the artist in you. A friend of mine said she couldn't draw at all but she did one of the exercises which was to turn a photo upside down and then draw it. The results were phenomenal. Try it.