Questions/Discussions

Take a moment to answer someone's question, or contribute to a discussion, if you have anything to offer.

  • Problem- I don't think I'm outlining my boxes right

    fruitYogurt

  • Not Completely Sure That I Get Convergence (250 Box Challenge)

    UsualGarbage

  • Overwhelmed and Stuck

    vicolove

  • Exercise "Generator"/Selector

    Rakned

  • Can I move on with the lessons with no work marked as complete?

    tchanmil

  • Not getting the "Width of Opposite Ends" part of 250 box challenge

    pingu21

  • Quick doubts about vehicle construction

    Himanknyx

  • Recommendations after drawabox?

    EthanONotFullName

  • Planning Ellipses 250 Cylinder Challenge

    SentientKelp

  • 250 box challenge, how to draw boxes?

    abc

  • Overwhelmed and the 50% rule

    kruz

  • Lesson 6 - Wooden Barrel Demo Question

    DrPapers

  • Portrait drawing course?

    aSnoopyArtist

  • 250 Box Challenge: Horizon Line Question

    EgusiSoup

  • I am restarting lesson 1 and the 250 box challenge do I ncritiqueeed to do anything to get critiqued for it?

    EthanONotFullName

  • Object Studies (Putting 250 Boxes Into Practice)

    Malcress

  • Proficiency and the Fundamentals

    QriousK

  • Lesson 7 "continues to be daunting!!"

    Himanknyx

  • How to pace yourself for the homework?

    Shay330

  • Wrist exercises for relief and prevention - my personal recommendations

    Malcress

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When starting on a project, I'll often open it up and start dragging reference images off the internet onto the board. When I'm done, I'll save out a '.pur' file, which embeds all the images. They can get pretty big, but are way more convenient than hauling around folders full of separate images.

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