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Article: Art: Talent, Skill, or Hardwork?

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Art: Talent, Skill, or Hardwork?

Artists are often told that they have a gift. They're told they're good at something and that others should admire their talent. That's all well and good, but what is this "talent" exactly? Is there such a thing as a genetic predisposition for creativity? Or are artists simply doing what they've been trained to do by teachers, parents, and society in general? 

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Talent, skill, and hard work

It's a question that has been debated for centuries. The answer is that talent isn't a myth at all—it's a gift from God. But it takes work to develop your talent and make it useful in life.

Talent is something you are born with: You have the musical ability or artistic talent; you have an aptitude for math or science; you have natural leadership skills as well as innate organizational abilities.

This means that many people don't consider themselves gifted because they don't feel like they were born with any special set of skills (or maybe even any). They may not even know what those things look like when they're happening! And yet those same people could probably play guitar better than most professional musicians do.

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The skill myth

It is a common misconception that talent and hard work are enough to get you anywhere in life. This idea stems from our society's emphasis on education and career success as the most important things in life.

However, while this may be true for some people, it isn’t true for everyone—and even if it were, it wouldn't mean much if those with the right combination of talent and hard work weren't able to make their dreams come true anyway.

In fact, according to research by psychologists, there are three key ingredients needed for success: grit (aka perseverance), passion/intrinsic motivation (a desire or need) personality traits such as self-control, empathy, compassion, optimism, curiosity, etc., which together make up what she calls “grit."

Talent, skill, and hard work are all important parts of becoming an artist. However, they're not interchangeable. Talent is innate and comes from within us; it's something you have no control over (literally) as it's part of who you are. Skill can be learned through practice and experience—it takes time to develop your skills into something that feels natural to you for them to become part of who you are.

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While talent may be what makes someone stand out from the crowd when it comes to artistic ability or creative expression, there is no guarantee that this will lead them down a path toward becoming successful artists in the long run—it's entirely possible for someone with great abilities at drawing animals might still struggle when faced with other types of art forms like painting or sculpting!

That said: talent alone doesn't mean much if there isn't also some level of skill behind those abilities; without this foundation laid down before getting started on anything else related towards developing their own style/style principles which would eventually evolve into something new over time due mainly as a result of having spent many years honing these skillsets thus far already." 

Success is a combination of talent, skill, and hard work. It's not luck, or a mystery, or a secret. It's not a fairy tale—it's real. And it can be experienced if you're willing to work for it!

We all have creative abilities inside us that are waiting to be expressed in some way; the question is how will we express them? The answer may seem obvious: "Artists" create art through their own hands by using their bodies as tools (or brushes). But let's think about this for a moment: Are these artists doing anything? What does an artist do besides simply “being” one?

Talent, skill, and hard work are the three elements that makeup art. Talent is what you have that allows you to create something beautiful or amazing. Skill is how well you use your talents to create something amazing. Hard work is how much time and effort it takes for someone with good talent and skills to do something amazing!

The importance of each element depends on who’s looking at it but all three need an equal amount of attention if we want our work to be great!

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Art is the most subjective form of expression and beauty, but it doesn't mean that we should be lazy about it. We need to put in our 100% when creating something because there's no point in doing half-hearted work as no one will appreciate or recognize it.

That's why it is always said that artists need to work harder than anyone else if they want their work to get noticed by others who are less talented than them! The only way for this statement to be true would be if people were willing to put in more effort than those who lack talent. However, it doesn’t seem that's ever going to happen because most people want instant gratification.

Motivation is the force that drives you to achieve your goals. It's what makes you want to work hard, even when it seems like there's no reason for it. Motivation can be a huge factor in your success, so understanding how it works and how you can use it will help make sure that whatever happens next in your life (or career) is as fulfilling as possible.

Motivation comes from within—it doesn't come from outside forces telling us what we should or not do. If something isn't motivating then there might be something wrong with what motivates us!

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This article concludes that art is a combination of talent, skill, and hard work. Talent is the ability to create something from nothing, but it's not enough for you to be successful in your career as an artist. You need to have skills too! Your artwork will only be as good as its execution; if you don't put in the time necessary to master your craft--then it might not turn out so well at all.

Skill comes from practice; practice makes perfect when it comes down to creating something beautiful out of nothing more than ink on paper (or canvas). 

Key Takeaways

So, the conclusion is that art is all about talent and hard work. You have to be motivated to do what you love, but it also takes skill and practice too. In conclusion, remember that if you’re not talented in any way yet then don’t worry because it can still be achieved with some practice and perseverance!

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