In Letters to a Young Artist by Anna Deavere Smith on pg. 25 she speaks about how confidence and determination are key to success. She uses an example of riding a bull and the rider is about to endure the “roughness of the ride” and how they deal with it. “Determination is a commitment to fight the good fight”, she mentions. This quote inspired me as an artist to stay committed to what I want to become.
In the TED Talk video: The speaker speaks about being an artist. That becoming an artist can be hard work, though, if you have an imagination and determination to follow your ambitious, you can become the artist that you want to be.