An awesome person once said ...
I dont like thinking about the creative process on any kind of surface level. Inspiration or creativity or whatever you want to call it is completely arbitrary and shapeless. Trying to control or understand such things usually leads to apprehension and doubt (for me anyway). I feel like inspiration comes from somewhere intangible and to label that would be to cheapen the mystery of the creative experience. I like mysteries. ~ Eric Robinson
I agree, the answer to the question about the creative process is the creative process
And another visual poet ... my latest work honors the great surrealist painter of all time :