What Motivates The Artist To See & Do What Others Don’t? Four decades is a long time to do anything, like the artist above. What motivates an artist to rise to this level? To be this patient? To see, and do, what few others can see or do? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.