How autistic artists are able to produce creative and beautiful work

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Autism is the difference in the way the brain processes sensory data. Autistic artists, just like their are non-disabled counterparts, experience the world through their senses but in ways entirely different from an ordinary artist. When an autistic artist attempts to create art, they draw on an imagination of the world that is entirely different from the norm. Their thoughts manifest differently from non-disabled artists, making autistic art a rich artwork that exhibits different interpretations than the norm. Artistic artists, have more difficulty in processing sensory data but given enough time and positive reinforcement have the ability to create a beautiful work of art that truly shows their creative abilities. It is through the creative process, that they are able to devote their time to realizing their artistic visions with clarity of purpose.  It is the creative process that helps them learn how to get past being overwhelmed when expressing themselves, allowing for open communication in all aspects of their life, not just in their art.

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An autistic artist is nothing if not an independent thinker.  They have no intention of satisfying the tastes of others, the art is solely about expressing what is on their mind. While regular artists produce art that comes from an expression of themselves, regular artists know how to please the tastes of the audience. On the other hand, the work of an autistic artist is natural and allows the viewer to understand the art through a unique perspective, usually through a pictorial mindset rather than words.  Meaning an autistic artist perspective is not always able to be voiced but shown through the art itself. Imaginative ideas can be represented visually in the mind of an autistic artist, and those ideas are processed in diverse patterns that ordinary artists or non-disabled artists will never understand.

Many regular artists use a wide array of techniques and tools autistic artists are unable to use due to the highly technical process or advanced hand eye coordination that autistic artist are simply not capable of. The inability to create art through the average processes and techniques does not stop the creative process of autistic artists. They are still able to produce creative and beautiful works even though they are slower and have a harder time producing than regular artists. These artists are remarkable in their refusal to give up. They will continue to try over and over again until they have mastered the needed skills and are able to create the exquisite pieces they are becoming known for. A great example of autistic artist can be found in a new Etsy store called Gypsy Stars RVA. Gypsy Stars RVA is a group of autistic artist in Richmond Virginia who create beautiful handcrafted gold, silver and rose gold gemstone jewelry. They also create beautiful boutique and specialty hair bows as well as character bows. This group of autistic artists, are known for their eye to detail, quality of craftsmanship, and unique pieces. Each one of their beautiful pieces is made by hand and takes each artist several hours to complete. Each piece that Gypsy Stars RVA creates, is one-of-a-kind and is never duplicated. Know that when you purchase a beautiful piece of craftsmanship from them, you truly have an exquisite one-of-a-kind addition to your collection.

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