I recently applied and got into the Scientific Illustration program at UW. I've heard good things from other artists and thought it's be a good challenge. Sometimes you need an outside push to keep growing. The above amonite is an assignment from one of the classes. I'm only a couple weeks in and can tell it will be quite challenging.
After many years of dreaming and procrastinating, I'm finally doing inkober! I've decided to do a leaf sketch a day and post it on my instagram Here's a few done already: