The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Artists
Mastery is the goal.
So I stumbled on this video on YouTube - The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Artists - and it's really good! Makes a great, inspiring listen for your next monotonous task.
My favorite thing about it was how the speaker distilled the craft of artistry back to the basics. To the basics we assume to already know, but require constant affirmation & on in order to achieve mastery. It's always worth your time to consciously re-learn the basics.
Check out the list above and compare it with your current state. What could you improve? And what should you hug yourself for doing?
Artificially intelligent machines become more intelligent by minimizing their weaknesses & failures, and building up their strengths through repetition & analysis. This principle was derived from looking at the most intelligent humans. But anybody can do the same & get the same results.
As far as art goes...