1. Daily Work . . . it always trumps short sprints 2. Volume, Not Perfection . . . get on with your next work 3. Steal . . . find your idols and steal from them
4. Conscious Learning . . . it's not always fun, but it's the fastest way to improve 5. Rest . . . take a break and see your work with fresh eyes 6. Get Feedback . . . it's worth it's weight in gold 7. Create What You Love . . . you'll make better work, and stay motivated
Suggestion: Create an electronic Inspiration File and fill it with artwork you love. This can be on Pinterest, Evernote, etc. When you aren't feeling motivated, struggling with a concept, or just need to be refreshed you can look at your file.