Creativity in its purist form often comes from beyond the artist and he is astonished. The artist knows that something deep within him has created a masterpiece -- whether music, dance, drama or literature. He knows he didn't really create the masterpiece alone. There was partnership between the artist and something quite beyond him that was intricately involved in his creative process and drove things along: That is the pinnacle of creativity. Art in its purest form is man trying to express the beauty of the divine spark within humanity.  Everything else is an inferior construct.
Developing the artist's craft involves study and discipline, practice and commitment and an openness to the Creator.
Combine inspiration and skill and the results can be rapturous. For an example of this click on image below or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaO7bS5Ky6M . The choreography for ballerina Polina Semionova dancing to a Herbert Grönemeyer original composition is exquisite. That performance combined with the excellent camera work and the brilliant choice of understated grandeur in staging, and it all comes together perfectly.