beebee

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    2:14 AM, Wednesday May 27th 2020

    tysm!! I'll keep this all in mind :))

    2:11 AM, Wednesday May 27th 2020

    No rush! You already work so hard on critiques T_T I'll be patient :)

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    8:41 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    Your boxes are looking quite nice! Congrats on finishing the challenge, you might consider Practicing more extreme perspectives and angles like you were doing in your mid-hundreds as you draw boxes as a warmup in the future but overall you could totally move on to some of the advanced box exercises.

    Next Steps:

    Go on to lesson 2 :)

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    8:31 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    Nice job finishing the challenge!

    I'm making this as complete, however:

    On a couple of the last pages you've played around with your boxes a bit, to the point of ignoring the point of the challenge (several boxes aren't drawn in their entirety and you haven't extended many of them.)

    With this program, it's not about being entertaining, it's about the skills you learn.

    Make sure to take lots of breaks and draw fun things too on the side, don't try to combine draw a box with more fun things it'll just lesson the value of both (if drawing boxes in different arrangements is fun to you, by all means do it, but it's not suitable for this course or challenge, especially when you don't follow the rules)

    I really think you will learn a lot from this course, you already have! But you have to pay attention to what the exercises call for if you want the most out of them.

    Next Steps:

    Go on to lesson 2! (and lesson 1 if you skipped it, I don't see it on your profile)

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    8:20 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    Nice work finishing the challenge!

    A few notes,

    • Please go back though and extend all of your lines. You miss a lot in the beginning and in the last 100 you dropped them totally, these extensions are a vital part of the challenge, you learn a lot from them and you lost a lot of improvement when you skipped them.

    • Don't get caught up with fancy corrections, simply do what the program asks (extending your lines) and that should be plenty to see your mistakes.

    • Instead of filling in your planes with a colored pencil, just use clean hatching with your pen.

    • Your lines have a tendency to wobble, remember, a clean crisp line is much more valuable than a wobbly accurate one, be confident and use the ghosting method

    Next Steps:

    Go back and extend all your lines, then I would like to see 25 more boxes. After each page is done you should go back and apply your line extensions for these 25, Limit your corrections to the line extensions and only use hatching to clarify what plane is facing the viewer.

    Good luck!! You can do this

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    8:07 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    Nice job with finishing the challenge!

    Your boxes show nice improvement and your lines are pretty good.

    A lot of your boxes have a very similar angle and standard perspective, I suggest drawing a handful of boxes with more dramatic angles and perspectives to really solidify the concepts you're learning here. You can use this tool to set up some different Y starting lines.

    Next Steps:

    I would like to see 15 more boxes with some varied perspectives/angles. I think it will help you a lot! Goodluck!

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    7:57 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    Nice job finishing the challenge! You have nice improvement and consistency as you go thru your boxes, as far as I can see you don't have any out-standing issues, just keep drawing boxes as a warm up!

    Next Steps:

    Move on to lesson 2 :)

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    7:52 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    I agree with Dessert_Vixen, you have good improvement overall but some variety would help you understand the concepts a bit better! This tool gives you a random Y intersection to start with! I recommend you try around, 25 more boxes with this just to get a complete understanding of the concepts being taught here, and expand your skills!

    Next Steps:

    Like I said, 25 more boxes with randomized Y intersections to really flex those box drawing muscles! With how nice your boxes look you shouldn't have many problems with this :)

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    7:44 AM, Monday May 25th 2020

    I've agreed with razo, I believe you are prepared for lesson 2! I just have a few more tips I'd like to point out. Firstly, if you make a mistake, don't correct it. It's much better to leave and learn than to bring more attention to it by trying to "fix" it. This idea is especially important in later lessons so don't forget it! Also, be clean with your hatching lines, yours look a little rushed; Goodluck with lesson 2!

    Next Steps:

    lesson 2!

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    10:12 PM, Sunday May 24th 2020

    Ohh, thank you! I wouldn't have seen that without your help :)

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