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    1:01 AM, Monday May 30th 2022

    No problem. You did a great job on these repeats. Nice work.

    Next Steps:

    You are ready to tackle the 250 boxes challenge now.

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    1:19 AM, Monday May 23rd 2022

    Hi Ceasarelmoro,

    Superimposed Lines: The first page wasn't bad there was one line that had fraying at both ends, but the second page showed improvement there. The lines are confident and there is minimal arching so good job here.

    Plotted Lines: Everything looks great I can tell you feel confident with these as well there is minimal arching or wiggly lines. I did notice that there were a few lines that looked to stop right before the plotted point. Just make sure you are applying the ghosting method on when trying to draw a line between to dotted points.

    Table of Ellipses: There is minimal overlap between your ellipses and you keep them in bounds. Some of them do tend to be a little flat in some areas but I'm sure they will improve in time as you continue to practice.

    Ghosted Planes/Ellipses in Planes: The ghosted planes look good. confident lines and your plotted points all connect. The ellipses all look good as well. Some of the ellipses look like they may have been drawn through more than 3 times just be mindful of that overall they look pretty good.

    Funnels: The funnels are not quite symmetrical. But I think that has to do more with some of the center lines being drawn off center. in the funnels. I would suggest doing another page of funnels.

    Plotted Perspective: The plotted perspective looks phenomenal so there isn't much I can say a bout that. Great Job.

    Rough Perspective Looks fines. I would just make sure to double check your lines aftr plotting our initial guess by ghosting to the vanishing point. I'm certain you will get better at this with more practice.

    Rotated boxes: Looks amazing all the boxes are snug and they are rotating. They aren't always perfect but its still an amazing job.

    Organic Perspective: The lines look confident but it doesn't look like your varied the line weight much and it shows on the overlapping cubes

    Overall You did well on this first lesson. I am going to suggest that you do another page of Ellipses in funnel. I think I would also like to see another page of organic perspective so you can work on adding line weight to your boxes. I'm confident you will be ready to work on the box challenge and Lesson 2 after that.

    Next Steps:

    A page of funnels to make sure you are drawing the ellipses along the minor axis and creating symmetrical halves.

    A page of organic perspective to work on adding line weight to your boxes as they overlap .

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    1:48 AM, Sunday May 22nd 2022

    Hi Darklight,

    I took a look at your submission.

    Your lines in the first excercise look confident I wold just suggest being alittle more careful of where you are placing your pen when you start. There were quite a few lines that were frayed on both ends a little.

    I noticed that a lot of of lines did not connect or stopped short on your ghosted planes. Just make sure your are using the ghosting method and I think you are aple to plot your start and end point on these as well. I find that it helps me keep an image of where I am going to be stopping my line.

    Your ellipses look fine, I'm pretty sure they will continue to improve as your practice them.

    I did not really see many overlapping ellipses on the table and they look like your drew them pretty confidently.

    Plotted perspective looks great so I don't have anything to say about that.

    On the rough perspective I would just point out that you want to make your width lines parallel to the horizon line. You had a few that the line was slightly off.

    Your rotated boxes look good. All the corners between boxes are close and they all seem to be be rotating . So good job on that.

    Organic perspective is alright as well. The boxes didn't really have any line weight on them. Not sure if it was because the pen ran out but I think the line weight would have helped a lot more on this exercise. Your perspective was a little off on the boxed as well but you will have plenty of opportunities to practice your line weight and perspective in the 250 box challenge.

    Good work.

    Next Steps:

    I think you can move on to the 250 box challenge. Just make sure you are varying the line weight on your boxes.

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    10:53 PM, Wednesday March 9th 2022


    Good work finishing lesson 1.

    Here are my comments on your submission.

    Superimposed Lines

    Your lines are confident but I noticed that there are some lines where frayed on both ends.

    just make sure you are being careful to place your pen at the beginning of the line.

    Ghosted Lines

    Ghosted lines look fine. I can tell you do have a habit of undershooting your lines try to keep your pen to the paper until you've reached the end point. I would also suggest trying some longer lines as well.

    Ghosted Planes

    Ghosted planes look good. Just make sure you are ghosting your intersecting lines as well. Some seem to be a little bit off but that is something that will improve with practice.

    Tables of Ellipses

    You are making sure to do 2 rotations on your ellipses so that's good. I did notice a few with that were a little point just make sure you are drawing from your shoulder but really nice other wise.

    Ellipses in Planes

    Not much to say here your ellipses these ook pretttty solid to me. I know they probably were not as accurate as you hopped by the lines are confident and smooth so good job.


    Your funnels look good most have the minor axis cutting them and they touch each other as wll. Nice smooth and confident .

    Plotted Perspective

    Plotted perspective looks good. Nice job.

    Rough Perspective

    Your rough perspective is pretty good as well. Just make sure ghost your line all the way to the vanishing point even if you don't intend to draw that far back.

    Rotated Boxes

    Rotated boxes are looking nice job.

    Organic Perspective

    Organic perspective looks good as well.

    Next Steps:

    I think you are also all set to start your 250 boxes. Good Job.

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    9:55 PM, Tuesday March 8th 2022

    Thanks for the critique Mia.

    I originally started lesson one with a brush pen a few of those pages I sis over once my fine liners came so that's why the funnels looked like I switched pens that was when I switched over to the fine liner. I didn't redo that entire page with just the fine liner. I'll make sure to only use one or the other going forward.

    9:49 PM, Tuesday March 8th 2022

    Thank you for the thoughtful critique.

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