I've been asking from and reading 'articles' written by a number of artists (amateur and pros) and they all seem to have one same common advice:
Don't stop drawing. Keep on practicing. It doesn't matter what you draw, as long as you keep on drawing.... or something like that. So, I'm trying to take that advice; while aiming for this too *blekkhh*:
Get out of your comfort zone! Try something new.This photo is actually taken by a phone camera. Please excuse the quality. I'll replace this with a proper scanned image; once my scanner arrives.