"The Reason that most people don't possess these extraordinary physical capabilities isn't because they don't have the capacity for them, but rather because they are satisfied to live in the comfortable rut of homeostasis and never do the work that is required to get out of it. They live in the world of "good enough." The same thing is true for all mental activities we engage in."
I fell in love with Deliberate Practice while doing martial arts, but recently I decided to scour my notes for insight into writing and illustration.
I often find myself drawing similar things over and over again because I am comfortable with them and I know they get likes on social media. However, my goal is to improve, particularly to grow into stories that I want to illustrate.
Those that stand by Deliberate Practice define it as a practice with purpose and intent to improve. Here are some ways you can make it apart of your learning and take your skill to the next level:
Make clear goals