1. the creative process is not performed by the skilled hand alone, but must be a unified process in which "head, heart, and hand play a simultaneous role."
2. I quote the Japanese saying, "first acquire an infallible technique and then open yourself to inspiration."
3. the human being as a manifestation of the supreme spirit or the source of life "performs what he is given to do." in the consciousness of I of myself can do nothing the artist becomes a transparency through which the creative principle operates.

herbert bayer
16 march 1979