Where there is sufficient water and air, growth is inevitable.
Just like air and water are needed for a seed to germinate; practice, perseverance and learning are essential for an artist to grow and get better.
The more you take correction and practice, the better you become.
Here, I made an illustrative work that depicts a pencil affixed to a ground with a hand holding it in such a way it is being planted. The hand holding it is the life wire of it. The machine which commands it, telling it where to go and what to do.
The pencil represents my seed where the ones surrounding it could be other failed practices I've done and experiences I've accumulated over time.
There are other leaves and plants surrounding it that have already germinated.
This piece was done with AutoDesk sketchbook application and aided with an S-pen. My steps are below: