Learning to draw is all about holding on and letting go. First we grapple with learning a new skill by honing in all our concentration and with extra effort execute, however crudely our first attempt.
We do it again, and again.
And, speaking of craftsmanship, how many times have you heard someone say about an artist or a band, "They sound as good as the Beatles why aren't they famous?" Well, because they are copying the tunes, they didn't CREATE the tunes. There is a difference, you know?
"I don't understand abstract art, but I'm not stupid enough to think it's worthless."
Of course, growing isn't everything.
"Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell."