Enough schooling will kick the creativity out of you. What it doesn’t teach you is how to push ideas to completion. That comes within.
The interested artist stops for nobody even if that means painting from memory, not life. Hyper-vigilant to blind spots, the curious maker is also looking to out-innovate themselves.
Doing what your told is better than standing still. But it is mostly preferred to revolutionize tomorrow, even with the most rudimentary of variables: human will.