Quote Originally Posted by Ian Leake View Post
Well you should still strive to make the highest quality work you can. That way your technical skills will improve; and this will give you more options. But you shouldn't allow the search for technical skills to become the object of your work, which should should remain art making.
It will give you more options, but do nothing to your artistic skills.
Skill in using tools does not lead to artistry. That is drawn from something quite different entirely.