Elliott

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    8:16 AM, Wednesday May 1st 2024

    Thank you Rob !

    Have a nice day ;)

    Warm regards.

    Mr Elliott BIEHLER

    7:33 AM, Saturday April 27th 2024

    Hi Rob!

    Thanks again for your constructive criticism.

    This first lesson was difficult for me and I was afraid of a severe revision. But your intervention was very motivating and I feel relieved.

    When you said : "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", I had completely forgotten that part. And now that you've mentioned it, it makes perfect sense. Thank you very much.

    You're right, I really do have trouble with ellipses, I'm taking a living model course, and every time I have to draw a curved line, it’s really hard (If you have advices for that, I’m interested)

    You said in your message : "you keep practicing these in your warmups, I don't know if this will be precise in the next lesson, but I haven't really understood how this part works. Is it me, or the person who gave me a review, who chooses which warm-ups I should do?

    In any case, I'll give you a good rating for your critique. You really deserved it ;)

    I don't know if we'll meet again, but I wish you a good day and a great weekend, Rob !

    Warm regards.

    Mr Elliott BIEHLER

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