I decided to look into the older things I have drawn and redraw them to see my artistic progress (if any). I found a freehand drawing of Indiana Jones from 2007. Knowing the image I referenced I went back and redrew it to compare. And here’s what happened.
Though not especially proud of the new piece (Harrison Ford’s likeness was always a struggle for me) I definitely see a positive improvement in my drawing. Drawn nearly a decade apart, I look forward to my progress 9 years from now. I can only get better from here, right?
And here’s the new piece by itself:
If you don’t use it you lose it. So keep moving forward. Learn from your mistakes, expand your mind, and be open to criticism.