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    12:20 PM, Tuesday March 10th 2020

    Hi,

    Well done on completing the lesson.

    Your lines start with a wobble but they get better as you go. Trust your ghosting and remember confidence over accuracy. You jave done a good job of keeping your fraying to one end of your lines.

    Don't repeat lines. No matter how badly you think they went. Once a line is done leaveit and move on to the next.

    Your ellipses are nicely packed. In the table and funnels sometimes the alignment drifts a little. There is also a little bit of stretching to hit the edges. I think you might need to spend more time on ghosting. They occasionally have a flick at the end. Try lifting your pen before you finish the motion to avoid this. For a beginner they are pretty good (ellipses are hard).

    Your lines suffer a bit in you rough perspective. Thats really common as you are being asked to start constructing things with them and it can be overwhelming. Treat each line of your boxes with the same care as when you are doing them individually. Also try and use the whole page, don't scribble things out. Your convergences are all going in the right direction so good job.

    Your lines in rotated boxes are looking a lot better. You may have over done the line weight. Use a single superimposed line. It only needs to be subtle. Your boxes aren't rotating enough, your vps aren't always moving. Have another look at this section: https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/16/rotation

    Rotated boxes are hard, you are not expected to be able to do it perfectly yet. It's there to introduce you to concepts of using 3d space. This is a really good first attempt.

    Your convergences for your orgaic perspective are good (and you are about to get a lot more practice at them). You only need to add libe weight where the boxes overlap, not even to the whole line. You have done a really good job of selling the illusion of depth.

    Overall this is a good submission and I think you should move on to the 250 box challenge. Don't forget to add these exercises to your warm up and good luck!

    Next Steps:

    Move on to the 250 box challenge.

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    11:52 AM, Friday March 6th 2020

    Hi Rich,

    This is a really solid submission!

    Your lines start wobbly but by the time you get to the planes they get loads better.

    There is some wobble and sharp edges to your ellipses. Trust your ghosting: confidence before accuracy. Also the angle of your ellipses should be consistent in each section of the table. Try not to drift from the instructions or you might miss important points of the exercise. By your funnels your ellipses are already looking smoother and you have done a pretty good job of keeping them alligned to the minor axis. You could start increasing the degrees if your ellipses as they move further from the center.

    Your rough perspective is really good. Your lines are looking great and everything is converging in the right direction.

    For rotated boxes the right side is much better than the left. Some of the boxes vp aren't moving conpared to the box before it. Take another look at tjis section: https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/16/rotation You have kept everything nice and neat. Some of you hatching has hooks at the end. Try to take your pen off the paper before you finish the motion of you lines to avoid that. Overall this is a good first attempt and rotated boxes is meant to be really hard for now.

    Your organic perspective is good too. The composition sells the illusion of depth well. Don't be afraid to push it further with more overlapping and more extreme box sizes. They are mostly converging in the right direction (and you are about to get a lot more practice at that).

    Really well done and I think you should add these to your warm up and move on to the 250 box challenge.

    Good luck!

    Next Steps:

    Move on to 250 box challenge!

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    6:24 PM, Monday March 2nd 2020

    Yeah, it can take a while to get used to using your shoulder and I can see that you are getting better at the lines so good job!

    This is a pretty good first attempt at rotated boxes. They are nicely placed so you can use neighboring boxes to work out placement and your lines are looking much smoother, although it looks like you have rushed the hatching lines a little. They are well spaced and pretty parallel but they aren't as smooth as the rest. They should be ghosted like every other line. I like to think of them as extra practice. Every line you to take to do well is another line you are learning from.. You boxes aren't quite rotating enough and some of the backs aren't rotating as much as the front planes. Take another look at this part of the lesson https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/16/rotation. But I would say a really good go. Rotated boxes is really hard and no one is expected to get it right first try (I know I didn't and still don't). It is there to introduce you to concepts of using 3D space that you probably don't have the skill level to pull off just yet.

    I think this is definitely good enough for you to move on to the 250 boxes. Don't forget to add all the exercises to your warm up selection and good luck!

    Next Steps:

    Move on to 250 box challenge.

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    10:55 AM, Monday March 2nd 2020

    Hi Ralkarn,

    Starting with your lines, you have done a great good job keeping fraying to one end. Your lines are a little wobbly. Make sure you are using your shoulder and trust your ghosting. Maybe during your warm up do some ghosted lines by clising your eyes when you place your pen on the paper so you can get to know what it feels like to not worry about accuracy.

    Your ellipses are nice and tightly packed. Remember to only go around them 2-3 times, a few look like you have done more. There are some sharp edges which may improve if you concentrate on your ghosting. On your funnels sometimes the ellipses drift away from the minor axis so keep an eye on that.

    Your convergences for your boxes are looking pretty good for lesson 1. Your lines are looking a little wobbly again which is very common. It is easy to het overwhelmed when you are asked to start constructing things. Take the same amount of care for each line of the box as you do with the earlier ones. For your organic perspective you have a good start fir adding depth to the frame. Don't be afraid ti draw boxes both bigger and with more overlaps to really sell the illusion.

    You appear to be missing your rotated boxes so before I can mark this as complete I would like you to do that. Otherwise a good start!

    Next Steps:

    1 page of rotated boxes please.

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    9:34 AM, Thursday February 27th 2020

    Hi Ramelone,

    Firstly great job on finishing lesson 1!

    Your lines are looking quite wobbly, remember to use your shoulder and trust your ghosting. It is pretty common to get overwhelmed when you ataryt constructing boxes and line quality to suffer a little. Try to put as much consideration into every line you draw. Once you get the hang of that it may help improve the smoothness of your ellipses too.

    You have done a really good job of making sure your ellipses aren't floating and you have managed to keep them aligned to the minor axis in funnels pretty well so good job!

    Your rough perspective boxes are mostly convering in the right direction and you are about to get a lot of practice at that.

    In your rotated boxes your line quality is definitely improving and the hatching is nice and neat. You aren't quite rotating the boxes enough and you aren't always rotating the backs as much as the front. Maybe try imagining the insides arranged around a sphere. Rotated boxes is really hard and you aren't meant to be able to do it perfectly yet. This is a pretty good attempt.

    For your organic perspective your convergences are looking good for lesson 1 and you have managed to create a good sense of depth. To really sell the illusion dont be afraid to use more overlapping and more extreme sizes of boxes.

    Overall I thibk this is a really good start and I think you should move on to 250 boxes.

    Next Steps:

    Move on to 250 boxes. Add these exercises to your warm up.

    Good luck!

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    3:34 PM, Friday February 21st 2020

    You are welcome.

    You should however be doing rotated boxes occasionally as part of your warm up. It doesn't have to be the whole thing, just a corner or two. And I've found that you will gain much more by doing the things you are bad at. Rotated boxes is meant to be very hard, everyone struggles with it. I know mine are terrible.

    1:04 PM, Friday February 21st 2020

    Ah, that makes sense. In which case good luck on the rest of the lessons :)

    Next Steps:

    Carry on with lesson 2

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    10:44 AM, Friday February 21st 2020

    Wait, you posted this on Wednesday and you've already done the 250 box challenge?

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    10:03 AM, Friday February 21st 2020

    Hi Sleepytree,

    It looks like you haven't drawn your original line with a ruler for superimposed lines. It's important that you do as a guide for getting straight lines. Your lines are quite wobbly. Remember to use your shoulder and that confidence is much more important than accuracy. You could try doing some superimposed lines in your warm up where you ghost and then close your eyes when you place yiur pen on the paper. That way you can learn what it feels like to trust your ghosting.

    Good luck on the rest of the lesson!

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    9:43 AM, Friday February 21st 2020

    Hi, firstly you can add more than ine image to an album in Imgur so then you only need to post one link.

    Your lines are looking pretty smooth so good job. Be careful to CV take the time to place you pen at the right point at the start of each line, rhere is a little bit if fraying at both ends. There is also a little bit of curving. This could be because you aren't using your shoulder, or some people just have a natural curve. You could try curving purposefully in the other direction to correct it. With time yourbrain should start associating that motion with straight lines.

    Overall I think this is a really good start!

    Good luck on the rest of the lesson

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