• Figure out how you draw first. By this I mean, pay detailed attention to what things you gravitate to when drawing. Like, do you have a tendency to draw very detailed eyes? Do you like to draw round small bodies? That kind of stuff. Keep track of what you are good at and what you need to work on. Your strengths and weaknesses as an artist are what you need to be aware of because they are things that only you will truly know unless you tell the world. For example if you draw very detailed heads but struggle with the rest of the body, maybe a type of cartoon style is best for you and not anime.
• What’s your preferred subject? Are you into realism? Caricatures? Comics? Animals? Anime? Cartoon? Paintings? Know where your passion is. Maybe you don't make a lot of your own characters and prefer to draw fanart, but you find the show style difficult. Keep trying. Maybe tweak the style a bit to suit your strengths as an artist but still keep the character recogni