There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence.— Massimo Vignelli
Memorable Creative Artists quotations
Maybe it won't work out. But maybe seeing if it does will be the best adventure ever.
Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant, there is no such thing.
Making your unknown known is the important thing.
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Creativity is about play and a kind of willingness to go with your intuition.
It's crucial to an artist. If you know where you are going and what you are going to do, why do it? I think I learned that from the artists, from my grandmother, from all the creative people I've spent time with over the years.
I am seeking, I am striving, I am in it with all my heart.
Sometimes you have to let everything go - purge yourself.
If you are unhappy with anything - whatever is bringing you down - get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are free, your true creativity, your true self comes out.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainty.
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
Art alone makes life possible - this is how radically I should like to formulate it. I would say that without art man is inconceivable in physiological terms... Even the act of peeling a potato can be an artistic act if it is consciously done.
No artist tolerates reality.
Art itself cannot be taught, but craftsmanship can.
Architects, painters, sculptors are all craftsmen in the original sense of the word. Thus it is a fundamental requirement of all artistic creativity that every student undergo a thorough training in the workshops of all branches of the crafts.
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;
united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
Artists are the gatekeepers of truth.
We are civilization’s anchor. We are the compass for humanity’s conscience.
To live a creative life we must lose our fear of being wrong.
No other creative field is as closed to those who are not white and male as is the visual arts. After I decided to be an artist, the first thing that I had to believe was that I, a black woman, could penetrate the art scene, and that, further, I could do so without sacrificing one iota of my blackness or my femaleness or my humanity.
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.
We should not have a tin cup out for something as important as the arts in this country, the richest in the world. Creative artists are always begging, but always being used when it's time to show us at our best.
When you build in silence, people don't know what to attack.
Creativity is your best makeup skill, don't be afraid to experiment.
The life of a designer is a life of fight: fight against the ugliness.
A designer is a planner with an aesthetic sense.
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn't really do it, they just saw something.
You're mind is working at its best when you're being paranoid.
You explore every avenue and possibility of your situation at high speed with total clarity.
One has a nose. The nose scents and it chooses. An artist is simply a kind of pig snouting truffles.
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
Don't think about making art, just get it done.
Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.
Art cannot be criticized because every mistake is a new creation
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.
With the most primitive means the artist creates something which the most ingenious and efficient technology will never be able to create.
Art must be an expression of love or it is nothing.
For an artist to do creative work, he needs at once physical health and some physiomental ill health. He needs both serenity and gloom.
Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
The scientist needs an artistically creative imagination.
Simplicity, carried to an an extreme, becomes elegance.
Climbing is an artistic, creative thing;
it's about being spontaneous, traveling, seeing the world, hanging out. It's a balance of setting goals while enjoying the process, being ambitious without being too competitive.
The desire to create is one of the deepest yearnings of the human soul.
Anyone can take pictures. What's difficult is thinking about them, organizing them, and trying to use them in some way so that some meaning can be constructed out of them. That's really where the work of the artist begins.
The creative act is not performed by the artist alone;
the spectator brings the work in contact with the external world by deciphering and interpreting its inner qualifications and thus adds his contribution to the creative act.
Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.