Read this on the calendar the other day:
" They told me and i forgotten. I saw it and i get it. I did it and then i learn." Chinese proverb
That got me thinking for a while, i still have this piece of paper on my desk, is really powerful thought, this can also be applied to learning to draw. Reminded me one day when a guy told me, "hey you should learn composition!", instead of getting mad like a diva, i was intrigued by the word composition, it was a topic ive never heard about ,not even in a school and i studied design( yeah bad teachers). So is an advice that you can easily forget, so if if someone tells you that you have something wrong, you just cant learn... till you actually see it.
That means i had to go and buy books, read and read a lot, till i get it. But the only way to learn it is by doing practices and learn from mistakes. The more mistakes you do the more it gets tattoed in your brain.
This chinese phrase sumarizes why they call learning to draw a "muscle memory",