Basics Brawler

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    8:52 PM, Thursday June 9th 2022


    thanks for taking your time to critique my work!

    I apologize for the late response as I just finished moving across Canada to live on a remote mountain like a hermit, and only just got internet access.

    I'll get on that homework!

    2:35 PM, Tuesday April 5th 2022

    Awesome, don’t forget to keep working at these as warmups before other exercises, and take your time ghosting.

    I’d recommend moving onto the 250 box challenge, good luck!

    Next Steps:

    Go onto the 250 box challenge

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    2:57 PM, Saturday April 2nd 2022

    Hello, here are my thoughts on your work:

    Planes of ellipses:

    I think you spread these ones out too much on your page, if you take a look at the homework example on the lesson for this exercise, the pages must be filled up, with each plane being snuggly fit against each other. This will result in more planes, which gives you more experience.

    Table of ellipses, funnels:

    Your ellipses could be a little more snug, and some appear to be floating a bit, take your time to ghost a bit longer, it’s sure to improve your accuracy.

    Organic boxes:

    your boxes all look a bit the same, although I don’t believe this counts as a mistake, a good way to combat this is to just turn your page so your boxes are at a variety of different angles.

    I'd Recommend re-vising the ellpises in planes exercise, but after you've done that I'd say move on to the 250 box challenge.

    Keep up the good work!

    Next Steps:

    Do 2 pages of the ellipses in planes exercise, make sure to keep the planes snug in order to fill up the page, and don't forget to add the ellpises after you've filld the pages.

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    2:41 PM, Saturday April 2nd 2022

    Hello, Here are my thoughts on your work:

    Super imposed lines

    You filled the pages up, nice job, I would however point out that you have a tendency to fray at the end, as well as your lines slightly bowing up, in a very subtle curve, which generally is fine, it won’t always be perfect but keep that in mind when you do this as a warmup. A good way to avoid curved lines is to try to curve it in the opposite direction, which will often balance it out and result in an altogether straighter line.

    Table of ellipses, Funnels

    For this I’d recommend taking more time to ghost until you’ve got it down, there’s a lot of ellipses where you start out to small and then get bigger as you go around, which results in a messy ellipse, just a few more seconds of ghosting until you’re sure if it is an easy remedy.

    Anything else I haven’t touched on is because you did a solid job, these are the major things I noticed, and overall just things to keep in mind when you do these exercises as warm-ups in the future. Keep up the good work!

    I included one revision I think you should do, but after that I'd say you're ready for the 250 box challenge.

    Next Steps:

    I’d recommend doing another page of superimposed lines, just to smooth out the fraying at the ends of your lines. Don't forget to use a ruler to draw the first line!

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
    2:00 PM, Friday April 1st 2022

    No percussion sticks here! It's a toy piano, as you can see from the white enharmonic keys. Inspired by a cute rat photo, look up "Neil bangs out the tunes."

    I might also add that jesters are commonly depicted as pawns in themed chess sets, typically the ones where the pawns don't all look the same, usually ones designed to be fun for children.

    3:43 PM, Tuesday March 1st 2022

    Hey, thanks so much for taking your time to review my work! here are the revisions

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