e_yagami

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The Indomitable (Spring 2022)

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    5:20 PM, Tuesday May 17th 2022

    The 3rd option is what got me through 3 DAB related breakdowns haha. I got stuck on L2 dissections, L4 and L5. Switching 100% to fun drawing gave me the energy to restart DAB each of these times.

    If you find yourself with little time, maybe it's best to take a break from DAB and spend that free time drawing for fun (or doing other things). DAB will be there no matter what.

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    7:22 AM, Saturday April 16th 2022

    For me what worked was watching the video -> reading the text -> doing the exercise while following the text and referring back to video whenever i needed to see how Comfy was doing it.

    But do what works for you since there really isn't a wrong/right way. What I would recommend though is not skipping either the video or text as they complement each other.

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    1:40 PM, Wednesday March 30th 2022

    It's so cute but at the same time so creepy. Nice!

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    1:39 PM, Wednesday March 30th 2022

    wow! the composition and the color scheme really made a strong impression on me. lets just say im sufficientely creeped out.

    1:27 PM, Wednesday March 30th 2022

    if you get the chance/time to finetune your idea, please share the result!

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    10:04 AM, Tuesday March 29th 2022

    very cool idea! i especially liked how you incorporated the stages of wine making.

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    1:08 PM, Monday March 28th 2022

    this made me laugh. love it

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    6:46 AM, Saturday March 26th 2022

    so cool!

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    6:25 AM, Thursday March 17th 2022

    1) Not sure I understand your question. Could you clarify it?

    2) From https://drawabox.com/lesson/6 "(don't switch pens to do any sort of "clean-up" pass - use the same pen through all your lines, including construction/box subdivision/etc)." For L6 and L7 it's recommended that you use ball point pen. These pens give you a bit more flexibility as to line weight. By pressing lighter or harder you can get varying line opacity. You can then use lighter liners for boxes/subdivision lines and press harder for constructing line

    3) Yes, you can use ruler for everything. In fact it's recommended that you use all types of tools like ruler, french curves etc. Sometimes, you might find yourself having to freehand stuff. In which case remember:

    "Whenever drawing freehand, I still want you to apply the methodology I've outlined in the past - the ghosting method, drawing through ellipses, and so on. That said, in this case it is inevitable that with all of the necessary construction lines, and the significance placed on precision, it's important for you to be able to use tools that will allow you to focus more on the meat of the lesson, which is really about the manipulation and construction of complex compound forms."

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    6:17 AM, Thursday March 17th 2022

    It depends on a few factors.

    If you plan on going the official critique route, you are required to use fineliner pen for Lesson 2-5 and the 250 Cylinder Challenge. Ballpoint is allowed (and even recommended) for later lessons like 25 Wheel Challenge, Lesson 6 and Lesson 7. Per this article: https://drawabox.com/lesson/0/4 - you're also allowed to use ballpoint for L1 and 250 Box Challenge.

    If you don't plan to ask for official critique and only rely on community feedback then you can use whatever tools you have at hand. In this case ball point pen is fine.

    Just keep in mind that there is a reason why fineliners are highly recommended in completing the majority of DAB. I do understand that you have financials constraints though so ultimately do what works for you. I think I went through 4-5 fineliners from L1 to L5 + 250 Box and Cylinder Challengers.

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