Use the material as a teacher - it has laws that govern it and are imposed on us when we use it. Material will guide you.
Anni Albers, Material As Metaphor
Every mystic is an artist because the mystery is found and expressed through images. Images, not complete sentences uttered in linear fashion, most aptly convey what is happening in the inner world. The mystic thinks and feels poetically and values poets, or as James Joyce called them, “priests of the imagination.”