- The ability to use tools, materials, and the conventions of design.
- Be resourceful – recognize the potential of available materials.
- Be alert to the range of possibilities.
- The ability to take care of materials, tools, works, and studio space – keeping things clean and organized.
- Keep safety in mind – for you, your peers, your work, and the work of others.
- Learn the procedures specific to what is being worked on and created at the time.