Lol, thanks @May_Otterview.
Um, no, you haven't asked. I have been drawing since I could lift a pencil, and have folders of all sorts of scribbles and designs (that I have now locked away... ). I was first inspired by my cousin who is an amazing artist, and spent my time attempting to mimic her style to the line. I later discovered a style of my own. Sorry, I can't tell you how long I have been drawing. Ya know...
I always like to have a reference picture for that sort of thing. But here is what I told Miss Peregrine:
Cool, you should ask her how she draws wood.