Many artists struggle with their self esteem when it comes to art, especially at the beginning of their art journey. They see all those amazing works and ponder - How? How can someone be so good? I want to draw like this too! But then, they pick up a pencil and the result doesn't come as stellar as they expect it to be, which can be very disheartening. Sometimes we just want to scream in frustration when we try to be as good as artists we admire, but are unable to. And that's when many of us ask: How can I reach such a skill level?
The answer is: Improvement.
Improvement is a wonderful thing, although much to people's disappointment, it doesn't come overnight. It involves weeks, months, years of practicing your craft. It's not magic. But, along my journey, with the help of many wonderful artists, I've figured out some things that help an artist improve at a faster rate. Hopefully it'll work for you.
I'll divide this guide into 3 areas: psychological - your approach and what goes on in