I have essentially taken two years of quiet to practice drawing. My skills have improved, plenty of room for continued improvement, but that’s awesome. There’ll be room for improvement until I’m dead. Anyways, here’s a couple of samples:
I’m did this, am still doing this, for two main reasons: 1) I want to illustrate picture books. 2) Improving these skills is going to improve my paintings and give me greater options in what I can do in any given piece.