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ISFP - Artists

ISFPs have an eye for beauty and what fits; elegance, beauty and grace are all components of the code by which they live. When it comes to asthetics and design their choices push the limits of social convention. ISFPs are in touch with their senses and have a strong awareness of their environment. When involved in artwork they are immersed in creative flow and their art is an accurate expression of who they are. They create their best work when they have the freedom and space to move, however even though personal space is important to them, they remain sensitive to others’ feelings and value harmony. ISFPs are nurturers, and caregivers and their kindness is often unconditional. 5% of the total population.

Personality traits

  • Their expression is primarily through action and they are interested in the fine arts.
  • Attuned to sensory variation they are sensitive to others’ feelings.
  • ISFPs possess a strong awareness of their environment and have an unusual gift for grasping what fits.
  • They have good taste in fashion and use aesthetics to push the limits of social convention.
  • Enjoy hands-on learning and are in touch with the reality of their senses
  • ISFPs live in the here and now.
  • Prefer concrete, practical information
  • Reserved and quiet, they have a strong need for personal space
  • Loyal to values and beliefs
  • They value harmony and dislike arguments and conflict
  • Enjoy upsetting traditional expectations
  • Lovers, nurturers, and caregivers

Interesting facts

  • Have a natural talent for the arts and excel in craftsmanship.
  • Lose themselves during the process of creation and during play.
  • Low levels of assertiveness.
  • Special love of nature.
  • Behind-the-scenes lovers of the underdog.
  • Overly self-critical.
  • Display kindness and compassion.
  • Not interested in public speaking.
  • Typically modest.
  • Stop-and-smell-the-roses people.

Common careers

  • fashion designer
  • vet
  • nurse
  • jeweler
  • physical therapist
  • secretary/li>
  • chef
  • teacher
  • homemaker
  • beautician

Famous ISFPs

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Neil Simon
  • Jackie Kennedy Onassis
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Barbara Streisand
  • Mel Brooks
  • Cher
  • Bob Dylan

Quotes by famous ISFPs

  • "A lot of people can't stand touring but to me it's like breathing. I do it because I'm driven to do it." - Bob Dylan
  • "Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • "Don't take your toys inside just because it's raining." - Cher
  • "I like the smell of film. I just like knowing there's film going through the camera." - Steven Spielberg
  • "Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression." - Barbara Streisand
  • "He who hesitates is poor." - Mel Brooks

Hobbies and recreation

  • crafts
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • skiing
  • appreciating art
  • nature walks
  • day canoe trips
  • entertaining in intimate groups
  • volunteering