"Okay! So where do I begin? I haven't any work showcased on any site as I have sketched/ doodled all my life on scraps of paper which I never wound up tucking away... mostly because I'd never finish them.... I didn't get too far past…"
Welcome to PencilJam. It's great that you're so interested in art. Many members on this forum are in fact non-professional artists but are really good at drawing.
Please go ahead and put up some of your work in the gallery."