# Batata

## batata's Sketchbook

##### 11:40 PM, Friday February 16th 2024

Hi Quat!! Thanks for the feedback. I really appreciate it.

Yeah, I notice my mistake with the details the moment I uploaded the homework. I'm definitely writing my self a reminder of this for the next lesson.

Thanks again :)

##### 1:52 AM, Sunday September 3rd 2023

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what typo? i don't see it ;)

Thanks again

##### 3:06 PM, Saturday September 2nd 2023

Hi TONYHOTCAKES!! Thanks for the feedback. I really appreciate it. Everything is very clear.

I always read through the entire lessons but I'll make sure to pay extra attention to the blue panels so I don't make the same mistakes in the future.

Thanks again!! :)

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##### 3:06 PM, Wednesday August 23rd 2023

Hi Batu22312345! congrats on completing lesson 1. My name is Batata and I’ll be reviewing your homework ????

Lines:

Overlapping lines are off to a great start. I see you draw them with confidence. I don't see much wobbling or fraying at both ends.

The ghost lines and planes are looking good, the lines look straight, smooth and consistent. And they move close enough to both points.

Ellipses

Your tables of ellipses are coming along pretty good but remember that you should always draw through the entire ellipses twice and not only overlap the beginning and end of each one.

The ellipses on planes are looking good. Nothing to add here.

A few of your ellipses in funnels are having some issues with tilting off the minor axis but overall good job. you could have pushed a bit more a narrower degree ellipse in the center and then widened the degrees of the ellipses as they move outwards in the funnel.

Boxes

The plotted perspective looks good.

Your rough perspective exercises looks good too, there are some arching but overall you are keeping up with the confident linework. Remember that all of your horizontal lines should be parallel to the horizon line and all of your verticals should be perpendicular(straight up and down in this case) to the horizon line. A few of the vertical legs are slanting a bit. As you can see some of your perspective estimations were off but that will become more intuitive with practice.

Your rotated box exercise turned out okay. You did a good job drawing through your boxes and keeping the gaps between them overall consistent. You did leave one of the corner blank, it would be good to avoid this in the future, complete the exercise even if it's off or wrong, you’ll learn more from those mistakes.

Your organic perspective exercises are looking pretty good. You have some solid box constructions here and I can see you are developing a sense for how box rotate and lines converge to vps. I will say that you could have push the rotations of the boxes a little bit more, a bunch of them look pretty similar.

This was a really solid submission. Your line confidence, ellipses and boxes are coming along nicely. I think you are understanding most of the concepts these lessons are trying to teach. I think you are ready for the 250 box challenge.

good luck :)

(english ain't my first language. I did my best. I hope everything is correctly written and clear enough.)

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##### 2:30 PM, Wednesday August 23rd 2023

Hi Dragstra! congrats on completing lesson 1. My name is Batata and I’ll be reviewing your homework ????

Lines:

Overlapping lines are off to a great start. I see you draw them with confidence and I don't see much wobbling. As a comment for future exercises I would say that, although this exercise prioritizes confidence over precision, I think you could afford to reduce the fraying a bit at the end of the lines (I mean on the straight ones). Especially since your first attempt and the rest of the exercises show me that you can.

The ghost lines exercise looks good, the lines look straight, smooth and consistent. And they move close enough to both points.

The Ghosted planes look great. The accuracy of the lines improve too, they are stopping closer to the defined dots. I do see more arcing in your lines. I don't think it's a big mistake but it's worth notice.

Ellipses:

The tables of ellipses are looking good. You are drawing through your ellipses and focusing on consistent smooth ellipse shapes over accuracy. This is also the case in the ellipses in planes exercise.

Your funnels look good, you could have pushed a bit more by drawing narrower degrees ellipses in the center and then widened the degrees of the ellipses as they move outwards in the funnel.

Boxes:

The plotted perspective looks good, no comments on this one.

Your rough perspective exercises looks good too, there are some arching but overall you are keeping up with the confident linework. Remember that all of your horizontal lines should be parallel to the horizon line and all of your verticals should be perpendicular(straight up and down in this case) to the horizon line. A few of the vertical legs are slanting a bit. As you can see some of your perspective estimations were off but that will become more intuitive with practice.

Your rotated box exercise turned out okay. You did a good job drawing through your boxes and keeping the gaps between them consistent.

Your organic perspective exercises are looking pretty good. You have some solid box constructions here and I can see you are developing a sense for how box rotate and lines converge to vps.

This was a really solid submission. Your line confidence, ellipses and boxes are coming along nicely. I think you are understanding most of the concepts these lessons are trying to teach. I think you are ready for the 250 box challenge.

good luck :)

(english ain't my first language. I did my best. I hope everything is correctly written and clear enough.)

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##### 2:36 PM, Wednesday August 2nd 2023

Hi Lubu98! congrats on completing lesson one. I’ll be reviewing your homework

Lines:

Overlapping lines are off to a great start. I see you draw them with confidence. I don't see much wobbling or fraying at both ends.

The ghost lines and planes are looking good, the lines look straight, smooth and consistent. And they move close enough to both points.

Ellipses

Your tables of ellipses are coming along pretty good but remember that you should always draw through the entire ellipses twice and not only overlap the beginning and end of each one.

The tables of ellipses are looking good. Nothing to add here.

A few of your ellipses in funnels are having some issues with tilting off the minor axis but overall good job. you could have pushed a bit more a narrower degree ellipse in the center and then widen the degrees of the ellipses as they move outwards in the funnel.

Boxes:

The plotted perspective looks good. Remember that all of your horizontal lines should be parallel to the horizon line and all of your verticals should be perpendicular(straight up and down in this case) to the horizon line. A few of the vertical legs are slanting a bit.

Your rough perspective exercises looks good too, there are some arching and slanting lines but overall you are keeping up with the confident linework. As you can see some of your perspective estimations were off but that will become more intuitive with practice.

Your rotated box exercise turned out okay. You did a good job drawing through your boxes but you didn't keep the gaps between your boxes narrow and consistent, this makes the exercise harder to execute and the end result wonkier. While the rotations here aren't perfect this was a good effort overall.

Your organic perspective exercises are looking pretty good. You seem to be getting use to the ghosting method and drawing from your shoulder for confident linework. I can also see you are developing a sense for how box rotate and lines converge.

This was a really solid submission. Your line confidence, ellipses and boxes are coming along nicely. I think you are understanding most of the concepts these lessons are trying to teach. I think you are ready for the 250 box challenge.

good luck :)

(english ain't my first language. I did my best. I hope everything is correctly written and clear enough.)

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##### 2:06 PM, Wednesday August 2nd 2023

Hi Starfish! congrats on completing lesson one. I’ll be reviewing your homework

Lines

Overlapping lines are off to a great start. I see you draw them with confidence. I don't see much wobbling or fraying at both ends.

The ghost lines exercise looks good, the lines look straight, smooth and consistent. And they move close enough to both points.

The Ghosted planes look good but you should definitely add de middle divisions on the vertical and horizontal axes not only de diagonals.

Ellipses:

The tables of ellipses are looking good. You are drawing through your ellipses and focusing on consistent smooth ellipse shapes over accuracy. This is also the case in the ellipses in planes exercise.

There is some wonkiness in the funnels exercise (some ellipses don't fit inside the funnel, some misalignment of the ellipses to the minor axis) but you’ll have time to keep practicing this moving forward.

Boxes:

The plotted perspective looks good although your added line weight is looking kind of rough. If you want to add line weight make sure you don't revert back to using your wrist and are drawing from your shoulder with confidence. Also added line weight should be subtle so try and only go over a line one additional time instead of multiple times.

Your rough perspective exercises looks good, there are some arching and slanting lines but overall you are keeping up with the confident linework. I’ll recommend you to correct yourself with a different color, its going to make the drawing more readable. As you can see some of your perspective estimations were off but that will become more intuitive with practice.

Your rotated box exercise turned out okay. You did a good job drawing through your boxes and keeping the gaps between them consistent. You could have drawn it a bit bigger. Drawing bigger really helps when dealing with complex shapes and a lot of overlapping lines, it makes everything more clear.

Your organic perspective exercises are looking okay. Make sure you don't revert back to using your wrist, remember to always draw from your shoulder with confidence and using the ghosting method to avoid scratched lines. The perspectives in this exercise can improve but you’ll have a lot of practice while doing the 250 boxes challenge.

This was a really solid submission. I think you are understanding most of the concepts these lessons are trying to teach. I’ll mark the lesson as complete and you can move forward to the 250 box challenge. I do recommend you to tackle this challenge with patience and being very conscious of your lines. Make sure to always draw from your shoulder with confidence and using the ghosting method. You did great in the beginning of the lesson and slowly returned to the wrist by the end of it. Avoid using your wrist. If you catch yourself drawing a bunch of short lines to generate a longer one, or moving slowly and wobbly, or using your wrist instead of the shoulder, take a break and come back to it later. It's a tedious challenge so take as many breaks as you need and draw every line consciously and confidently. remember that we prefer confidence over accuracy. Good luck :)

(english ain't my first language. I did my best. I hope everything is correctly written and clear enough.)

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##### 3:32 AM, Wednesday August 2nd 2023

Hi ItsRealGnomer! congrats on completing lesson one. My name is Batata and I’ll be reviewing your homework :)

Lines:

Overlapping lines are off to a great start. I see you draw them with confidence. I don't see much wobbling or fraying at either end.

The ghost lines exercise looks good, the lines look straight, smooth and consistent. And they move close enough to both points.

The Ghosted planes look great. The accuracy of the lines improve too, they are stopping closer to the defined dots. I do see more arcing in your lines. I don't think it's a big mistake but it's worth notice.

Ellipses:

The tables of ellipses are looking good. You are drawing through your ellipses and focusing on consistent smooth ellipse shapes over accuracy. This is also the case in the ellipses in planes exercise and the funnels one.

Boxes:

The plotted perspective looks good, no comments on this one.

Your rough perspective exercises looks good too, there are some arching and slanting lines but overall you are keeping up with the confident linework. As you can see some of your perspective estimations were off but that will become more intuitive with practice.

Your rotated box exercise turned out okay. You did a good job drawing through your boxes and keeping the gaps between them consistent.

Your organic perspective exercises are looking pretty good. You have some solid box constructions here and I can see you are developing a sense for how box rotate and lines converge to vps.

This was a really solid submission. Your line confidence, ellipses and boxes are coming along nicely. I think you are understanding most of the concepts these lessons are trying to teach. I think you are ready for the 250 box challenge.

(english ain't my first language. I did my best. I hope everything is correctly written and clear enough. Good luck with the 250 box challenge)

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##### 4:19 PM, Thursday July 21st 2022

Hi Rosalinexo!! thank you very much for your comments and suggestions. I'll take what you said to try to push the next lessons even further, to explore more extremes.

Thanks again :)

##### 4:05 PM, Sunday February 6th 2022

Hi Beckerito!! thank you very much for your comments and suggestions. I'll make use of them.

I definitely see what you are saying about the organic perspective i think a big part of the sketchiness was me being tired, i may have rushed it a little bit, so I'll make sure to have more brakes if/when I need them.

Thanks again :)

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