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An artist is a person engaged in an activity related to creating art, practicing the arts, or demonstrating an art. The common usage in both everyday speech and academic discourse is a practitioner in the visual arts only. The term is often used in the entertainment business, especially in a business context, for musicians and other performers (less often for actors). "Artiste" (the French for artist) is a variant used in English only in this context. Use of the term to describe writers, for example, is valid, but less common, and mostly restricted to contexts like criticism.
Italian designer Gianluca Gimini asked his friends and strangers to draw a bicycle from memory. While some got it right, most made technical errors. After collecting hundreds of drawings, he started building realistic 3D renderings of the bikes based on these sketches…