Our experiences shape our thoughts and responses. We develop and evolve as an individual, and hopefully, as a collective we can grow and mature from the goings on around and through us as a community. What one experiences and feels as a reflection, as a response to our society or as a motivation for contributing to the human condition is aspirational. Experience is the ingredient which contributes to the makings of creativity that is long lasting.
And what of ideal, grammar, eloquence, and an ability to communicate with such authenticity? Ideal is a position one aspires to regarding the representation of beauty inherent in creativity (or creativity represented as beauty) in creation in all its forms. By returning to one's experiences there is material sufficient to comment and reflect upon the world around us. The beauty and the intricate designs one can observe in day to day living, regardless of social interactions with other human beings, is all sufficient to inspire the creative artist to higher planes.
Artistic inspiration is momentarily, a choice that comes spontaneously. It is intuitive and intentional. Intuitive when one's memory of one's experiences 'trigger' the impulse to create. Intentional when one sets about to create with a purpose, with the choice to make a particular statement. Without a purpose the artwork is stagnant. It may be a statement but does it have value? It may have value to others and not to the creator. It may have value to the creator and not to others. It is subjective and a perceived judgement, however, if one truly seeks an aesthetic ideal built on something more transient than oneself, an ideal which stems from creation: our surroundings on planet earth, placed within this grand universe, than it will be inevitable that beauty will be created in the artistic product. This is of course based on the assumption that the artists has crafted their skills in their chosen field.
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