After reading it, the thought occurred to me that you could essentially replace the word “Artist” with that of any passion. Give it a shot! — *poof*
Despite what you may have read the article is now “The 9 Warning Signs of an Amateur Japanese Student“, or perhaps, “The 9 Warning Signs of an Amateur Writer“. The point is that the content is applicable for any field, and although some of the advice within may come off as ‘tough love’, it’s a kick that’s well worth the read. Highly recommended.