Artisan Creatif – A WordPress Portfolio Theme

Artisan Creatif – A WordPress Portfolio Theme

Artisan Creatif is the ideal, turn-key WordPress theme solution for creative professionals, design firms, agencies & studios.

Whether you’re an established photography studio or an up and coming artist, Artisan Creatif will answer your needs for a professional portfolio publishing platform. Born from our extensive knowledge and experience as a boutique design and development studio, this theme is expressly designed to successfully showcase and promote your work with elements such as a filterable portfolio, individual case studies and much more.

Hand crafted by the We Are Pixel8 team specifically for the versatile WordPress application, Artisan Creatif is the perfect means in which to show off your creative profile while providing users with a unique, effortless and enjoyable experience.

Shine on, You Crazy Diamond!

The backbone of Artisan Creatif is the ability to manage your portfolio in a way that is elegant, intuitive and does not veer away from the WordPress UI. Whether you work in a visual or audio medium, you can share your latest wares quickly, easily and efficiently. With Artisan Creatif, you can:

  • Add jQuery slideshows to the home page and portfolio case studies.
  • Embed videos to your portfolio case studies.
  • Stream audio with our custom designed HTML5 media player.

Simple Theme Options to get you up and running in two shakes of a lamb’s tail

  • Upload your own logo image
  • Choose between two color schemes or create your own in a child theme.
  • Set your home page and choose the content that fits you.

Additional Features

  • Three custom Portfolio page templates with jQuery filtering functionality (Grid, Two Column, One Column)
  • Use Tiny MCE Styles drop down for applying custom styles to your content. No shortcodes to remember!
  • Threaded comments with avatars
  • Editor Styles for post, pages and portfolio. No more guessing what the content will look like on your live site
  • Drop-down menu support, one level deep, for the main menu.
  • Six widget areas
  • Paginated archives
  • Five custom widgets
  • Localized and ready for translations with a .po and .mo file.

Download Package Includes

  • Parent theme and starter child theme
  • Well documented user guide PDF
  • PSD files

Customer Support

With every We Are Pixel8 theme purchase you receive free support at

Change Log

1.0 June 16, 2011

  • Initial Release

1.1 June 22, 2011

  • Fixed Twitter Feed widget.
  • Added option for featured portfolio slider.
  • Added option for portfolio carousel.
  • Added Portfolio Tags to Portfolio custom post type.

1.1.1 October 19, 2011

  • The theme now loads the local copy of jQuery.
  • Testimonials widget now accepts up to 5 testimonials.
  • Added granular controls to testimonials widget slider options. You can set the speed and timeout via the widget options.
  • Further optimized images for quicker page load times
  • Updated Options Framework to version 0.9
  • Removed Theme Update Notifier

1.1.2 January 5, 2012

  • Added audio capability to the portfolio.

1.1.3 February 8, 2012

  • Removed jQuery animation on Flickr and Recent Work widgets.
  • Implemented CSS Scale on Flickr and Recent Work widgets for hover events.
  • Updated Twitter widget allow the streaming of RT within a user’s timeline.
  • Updated Flickr widget to allow the streaming of Group Pools.
  • Added recommended plugins notifier.
  • Updated video player to an HTML5 player
  • Add video poster image for self hosted videos
  • Update language files
  • Update User Guide

2.0.0 December 22, 2012

  • Fixed a conflict between editor and custom meta boxes in WordPress 3.5
  • Changed textdomain name and updated language files
  • Updated Portfolio Help Tab content
  • Allow child themes to override add_image_size
  • Added transients to cache custom queries
  • Removed Date Completed for portfolio posts
  • Removed recommended plugins notifier
  • Improved sanitization of data saved and retrieved from the database
  • Optimized post thumbnail sizes to recrop to 1:1, 2:1 or 4:3
  • Removed support for Attachments plugin
  • Removed support for Cleaner Gallery plugin
  • Removed support for WP Page-Navi plugin
  • Added custom pagination solution
  • Updated jPlayer to version 2.2.0
  • Updated Contact Widget
  • Updated Twitter Widget
  • Updated Flickr Widget
  • Updated Case Studies Widget
  • Updated Testimonials Widget
  • Added avatars to comments
  • Updated all stylesheets
  • Updated User Guide

2.0.1 December 24, 2012

  • Updated theme options
  • Updated style.css file
  • Updated language files
  • Updated User Guide

2.0.2 January 9, 2013

  • Fixed the related posts query
  • Updated language files
  • Updated User Guide

2.0.3 February 25, 2013

  • Fixed Twitter link in contact widget

2.0.4 June 12, 2013

  • Removed Twitter Feed widget

Portfolio Credits

Our demo would not be possible without the gracious permission of the creatives who allowed us to display their work. Please note, per our agreement with these creatives, we will no longer be distributing a demo content XML file.

Date: May 22, 2015