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If I was to give some advice, I would have to say there are a lot of good artists today. But, at the same time my art isn't necessarily the best art there is. I would say "Don't concentrate just on drawing." It is probably more important is that is to have a story that fits well with modern times, with your day, and to keep that in mind when you draw your work. Also, don't over-concentrate on one...
The name "Monkey Punch" was not his idea, nor does he particularly like the name. It came about when his editor and publisher both noticed the somewhat Western-style drawing in his artwork, and decided, along with him, to create an name that would keep Japanese audiences guessing about his nationality. The name that the editor and publisher jointly came up with, much to his chagrin, was "Monkey ...
His male protagonists usually bear a long chin.