I learn by example. When I look at buildings I keep an eye open for little details that look neat. Then I emulate those details in my own works, building upon information I've already acquired previously, making bigger and better works with each passing month.
Got a fun little tip for you. Lava and sand can make an interesting light source if you drop the sand into lava.
If anyone (and I'm not talking about any individual in particular) causes problems, I'll edit the first post and add a Wi-Fi blacklist. Actually, I should edit the first post anyway to include links to the official AC site and various other tools.