oh man, yeah okay. honestly i did a lot of tracing from books like ‘how to draw pokemon’ and i copied tons of anime and manga styles. the hardest thing was trying to find my own style because i had no sense of shape or form or color because all i did was replicate. it took SO LONG to break out of anime! i would honestly say start with drawing from life— plants, bodies, faces, places, experiment with different mediums, and when you have some basic skills down start looking at artists you like and try out different styles. nothing will ever look exactly the same as someone else’s, and from there you can start developing your own taste and style.
draw every day! everything and anything you see, think, feel. take constructive criticisms. look at tutorials. take compliments. these are just things that work for me i dunno i hope it’s good advice.