quote by Kara Walker

There's no diploma in the world that declares you as an artist—it's not like becoming a doctor. You can declare yourself an artist and then figure out how to be an artist.

— Kara Walker

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A great book provides escapism for me. The artistry and the creativity in a story are better than any drugs.

I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl.

For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid.

Stay hungry to become the best that you can be.

Never be satisfied with the level of artistry you've attained. You can always be better.

Good is a product of the ethical and spiritual artistry of individuals; it cannot be mass-produced.

My sketchbook is a witness of what I am experiencing, scribbling things whenever they happen.

The Lord wants double edged artistry, praising God's name and setting things straight.

Modern music and artistry would look and sound completely different if not for the groundbreaking contributions Michael Jackson gifted to the world.

Observe the wonders as they occur around you.

Don't claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.

An artist is a man who says a difficult thing in a simple way

A chef is a mixture maybe of artistry and craft. You have to learn the craft really to get there.

There's a point at which when I start to know a man well--this isn't true of women--I wonder whether there's something in him that's evil. Something that's pure and can't be touched. This quality of evil may be related to the quality of artistry, for an artist has the same characteristics.

I don't judge too much as long as it's good.

As long as it's good music and good artistry, I'm with it.

I think a great artist should be able to create any style, any form, anything from rock to pop to gospel to spiritual, just wonderful music where everybody can sing it.

A garden is a kinetic work of art, not an object but a process, open-ended, biodegradable, nurturant, like all women's artistry. A garden is the best alternative therapy.

Lenny Breau dazzled me with his extraordinary guitar playing.

.. I wish the world had the opportunity to experience his artistry.

it is my conviction that the personality of the writer has nothing to do with the literate product of his mind. And publicity in this case embarrasses me because I am acutely conscious of how far short the book falls of the artistry I am struggling to achieve. It's like being caught half-dressed.

If the group is an art form of the future, then convening groups is an artistry we must cultivate to fully harvest the promise of the future.

I want you to hear how I can tell stories.

I want you to hear how I can make these records about these females and make them feel every way I can. I want you to feel my magic. I want you to respect me and my artistry.

I would just like to see hip-hop journalism in general take a step up and match the artistry. There have been great writers in music who are the caliber of artist as a writer as the people that they're covering.

I have always felt compassion for the planet.

Sometime I just start to get emotional. I cry because I can almost feel the pain in the air. I put it in words and in song and in dance I think that is what artistry is.

I think the artistry is in having an insight into what one sees around them.

Generally putting things together in a way no one else has before and finding a way to express that to other people who don't have that insight.

I've gone through the village of my songwriting and my artistry, and I've gone through lots of different phases, including one where it has been very quiet and abandoned me for a few years.

Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering.

When you gotta go out and make a movie to pay for the kid's private school and for the three ex-wives, don't talk to me about your artistry. It's their job. It's not my job. It's my calling.

But I do nothing that I don't like, such as "inventing" up to the arty or "down" to the corny. I happen to relish a certain type of corn. What I think is the really dangerous approach is the "let's be artistic" attitude. I know that artistry just happens.

The difference between the forgettable and the enduring is artistry.

Every rock is spoon by the Word. Every time I touch a stone, I am touching the Voice of God. Every cell of me is crafted by that artistry. My life is His breath. But we mortals grow numb. We want to feel more. And so we add MSG to our earthly brands of holiness.

Everywhere there is craft and technique;

everywhere there is artistry and form. Art itself, technique, is ponderous and clumsy, and because of its awkwardness it obstructs that inner element.

Comedy, although it is not one of the fine arts - it's a vulgar art, it's one of the people's arts, it's the spoken word, the writing that goes into it is an art form - it's certainly artistry.

To learn your artistry and to be able to perfect that, is overwhelming.

Especially when you are exuding love. The human emotion is a very delicate thing, so you have to be careful about how you present it because it can be kind of scary, or too overwhelming if you're not careful. So I try to just keep it love.

Creativity is absolutely for everyone.

I firmly believe this. I think if you're the driest accountant with the plastic pocket pen protector it's in how you interact with the world. There is artistry in everything that we do and there is expression in everything that we do.

Usually it's a pretty calculated, sustained, and slow process by which you develop something. The effect can be one of spontaneity, but that's part of the artistry.

Inscribe all human effort with one word, artistry's haunting curse, the Incomplete!

It's amazing to see things that are suggested in the book fully developed and so brilliantly realized through the artistry of the designers.

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