TotalTempest

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    3:54 AM, Tuesday January 24th 2023

    I appreciate the swift and detailed critique! Thank you!

    3:24 AM, Tuesday January 24th 2023

    These videos have been helpful to me, thank you!

    8:43 PM, Saturday January 7th 2023

    Thanks! Lol

    1:42 AM, Monday November 21st 2022

    You did a really good job with these boxes! I a problem with a few of these however, and that is the inner corner being off, which I didn't see as much in the previous 10 boxes. Drawing the boxes in this alternative method should help with that. That being said, this is a very common problem for this challenge, and it doesn't seem to be too big of a problem for your boxes, but I would keep this in mind as you continue.

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    12:50 AM, Sunday November 6th 2022

    Great job with these!

    2:31 AM, Wednesday November 2nd 2022

    These are looking really good! Go right ahead to the other 50. Feel free to change the orientation a bit for each one, I noticed that the boxes had a very similar orientation on this round.

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    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
    9:31 PM, Wednesday October 26th 2022
    5:51 PM, Saturday October 15th 2022

    https://imgur.com/a/c6YWvuJ

    I have 2 more questions.

    • How do I construct the muzzle of an animal with an open mouth?

    • How should I approach the feet if they are obscured in a photo?

    The first question I feel was a bit of a problem for me on the fox photo I previously chose. It has also dictated me to find only photos of animals with closed mouths, and honestly felt pretty limiting to me. I have included a bonus construction where I attempted to draw a yawning wolf. It came out nice, but I don't think I really constructed it all that much, and I was wondering if you knew how to approach this? I want to remove this limitation I have.

    The second question was a problem that I encountered while constructing the African Wild Dog (the second one), where his feet where obscured by the foliage of the savanna. It was a problem for a few of my previous constructions as well, and I would like to know how to get around this. Should I be finding separate reference photos for the feet?

    I appreciate all of the help you have given me thus far. It has been extremely helpful.

    7:59 PM, Friday September 30th 2022

    https://imgur.com/a/aMrhP8K

    There were two particular questions that I have encountered while creating these constructions:

    • How does constructing the muzzle work when an animal is full profile?

    • Do adding masses work by fitting the mass AROUND pre-existing forms?

    I decided to push forward and complete the constructions anyways to better apply the previous points that you made.

    I appreciate your feedback and have no qualms if you feel that more revisions should be made.

    3:48 PM, Thursday September 22nd 2022

    https://imgur.com/a/oAymjmq

    I still feel like I am struggling a bit. You mentioned that my Insect constructions were better than my Animal constructions, and I completely agree. The insects had very clear segmentation for me to follow, while the animals aren't so clear to me where forms start and end, and I think that is the biggest area I am struggling in. I also feel that I am still struggling with adding forms more organically and I tried to apply your advice the best I could.

    I'm not completely sure that I am getting it still, and I'm not sure what questions I should be exactly asking, so I will leave it up to you. These animal constructions took me quicker than my insect constructions, so either I am getting better/confident, or I am being sloppy and missing the point.

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