Hmm, I think WC somehow ate my previous post
Anyway, please see here
the level of involvement, and try to get something similar going on.
Get a small group of buddies so you can make it official (less likely to slack if there's more of you actively drawing, with some specific times in a week set aside for this).
Get some good feedback from WC or any other place with good artists willing to critique, try to get into a workshop every now and then, see videos online of how other artists create their pieces, and that's about it. Studies have shown our brains need around 10.000 hours of work/practice to get really awesome in most fields, so just find a way to get them