The common advice for finding the own artistic style is to watch art pieces and notice what you like about the work of other artists. And, yes, do this for every thing, picture, etc you see. I share the amazing description which Michael DeMenge offered in my post “My own artistic style”.
Now in September Carla Sonheim had given a bonus lesson at “Life Book 2014” and introduce us to her working theory about “Finding your Voice”. She adds two more views to the well-known advises and suggested that you find your style in the overlap of three different views.
It’s completely new to me to think of who I am outside my art studio as a part of my individual art style. So these are my most important answers to the question.