jordanasza

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    7:44 PM, Sunday July 12th 2020

    Hi, Nadeischco! I'm glad that those advices are being helpful to you. Good luck in the challenge!

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    7:40 PM, Wednesday July 8th 2020

    I also have these same doubts. It's been a few days since I finished the 250 box challenge, and it's notable that there is a time difference in how quickly I receive the critique of lesson 1 and of this challenge. I'm waiting the critique of this challenge as well, and I'm in doubt if there is a possibility that my homework would get lost in the feed (I'm not hurried to receive the critique, but it's just a doubt that I have lol). I would offer my criticism to you, but I think it is interesting to have someone who has already been criticized in this challenge and is at least one lesson ahead to be able to criticize you. Anyway, I will also be waiting for an answer.

    5:34 PM, Wednesday July 8th 2020

    Hey, Thaolnt!

    So, I saw your exercises, and they are really better than the last one.

    Your ellipses are much more confident than the last ones. I mean, they are really good. Also, your lines improve a lot, looking confident as well. Besides that, your perspective is also way better than the last time you did Organic Perspective: the size of the far boxes is smaller, and the size of the closer boxes is bigger.

    That is, you correct all the points that I made. Well done!

    The only thing I’d like to point out is that you should not correct an incorrect line, which I saw some like that in Rough perspective and Organic Perspective. If it’s wrong, it’s wrong. Also, since you corrected your flickering lines doing them more confident (which is your main goal), I advise you to, as you progress through the lessons, try reach your secondary goal, which is to finishing the line at the final point.

    Other than that, everything that I pointed out has been fixed, so I’ll pass you on to the 250 box challenge.

    I pointed some advices that I would like to give for you, since you are starting this challenge. Hope they are useful for you: https://drawabox.com/community/submission/FL8ZDSM3

    So, good challenge!

    Next Steps:

    250 Box Challenge

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    4:55 PM, Wednesday July 8th 2020

    Hey, Battleground! It is so good to see that these advices are being useful to you! I'm glad to help. Good luck in the challenge!

    2:24 PM, Tuesday July 7th 2020

    Hi, Nikovertus. I'm glad to help! I hope these advices will be useful to you. Good challenge!

    1:54 PM, Sunday July 5th 2020

    Hi Thaolnt!

    So, when I said that you missed the straight lines in Rough Perspective I was talking about the boxes' lines are wobbly and you need to try to put it straight, as you said. Forgive me for not being so clear at that point.

    I requested for you do this exercise again because your lines were really good, but in this specific exercise, they are really different than the others (their quality has decreased), being really wobbly.

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    8:44 PM, Thursday July 2nd 2020

    Hey! So, let's start.

    The lines doesn't look bad. Actualy, they looks good. I see that you draw with confidence. This must be why you realize that sometimes you miss the final point. You must remember that the priority here: even if the line does not end in the exact place you defined, your goal must be draw with confidence, without flickering. I'm not saying that finishing the line in the final point isn't important, but i'm saying that this doesn't come in the first place. With practice, you'll be better in decrease the distance between your line and the final point.

    You also arch a little on your lines, which means that you should use your shoulder more so that it doesn't happen.

    About other points: you start to draw the lines exactly at the starting point and you always put the start and end points before drawing the line - unlike some students, who start to neglect the end point after a few lines, and that is a good sign.

    Second, about the section of the ellipses: your ellipses need to be a tiny bit more confident. The second or third time that you draw it seems a little flickering. Also, you must draw the ellipses within the bounds, without overlapping the limits, witch is something that you have missing. But you have some positive points, like the funnels, witch the smaller axis cut them in two symmetrical parts.

    Finally, we arrive at the box section. In the Rough perspective exercise, you miss the straight lines, which has not happened like this before. In organic perspective, in some of the sections (like the first one, per example) the size of the boxes in relation to the perspective need to be a little better, that is some of the boxes are bigger when they need to be smaller, because they are far away. You must remember that when the boxes are far away, their size need to be smaller; and when they are closer, the size need to be bigger. However, the rest of the exercises are fine: you draw through the boxes; the width lines are parallel to the horizontal lines and the height lines are parallel to the vertical; in the rotated boxes, the boxes seems like they are rotating (!), witch is a good sign.

    Next Steps:

    Before I let you move on to the 250 Box Challenge, I’d like to see one more page of the Tables of ellipses, one more page of the Rough perpective and one more of the Organic perspective exercise, where you’re particularly mindful of the things I’ve pointed out.

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    2:52 PM, Thursday July 2nd 2020

    Hey! So, let's start.

    The lines look good! Especially straight lines, which you draw with confidence. In contrast, the curved lines don't seem to be drawn with such confidence, so we see some flickering in those lines. You must remember that the priority here: even if the line does not end in the exact place you defined, your goal must be draw with confidence, without flickering.

    You also arch a little on the straight lines, which means that you should use your shoulder more so that it doesn't happen.

    About other points, you start to draw the lines exactly at the starting point, which is a good sign. Another positive point is that you always put the start and end points before drawing the line - unlike some students, who start to neglect the end point after a few lines.

    Second, the section of the ellipses was also well done, but it has the same defect as the curved lines that I mentioned above. But, in general, they are very good: they are within limits you delimited; and, in the funnels, the smaller axis cut them in two symmetrical parts.

    Finally, we arrive at the box section. In the Rough perspective exercise, you miss the straight lines, which has not happened before. However, the rest of the exercises are fine: you draw through the boxes; the width lines are parallel to the horizontal lines and the height lines are parallel to the vertical; in organic perspective and in the rotated boxes, the size of the boxes in relation to the perspective are good, despite failing a little in vanishing points.

    Next Steps:

    Before I let you move on, I’d like to see one more page of the Ghosted planes exercise, and two more page of the Rough perspective exercise, where you’re particularly mindful of the things I’ve pointed out.

    When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
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    4:35 PM, Wednesday May 20th 2020

    I'm having a really hard time trying to draw that way. In small drawings you can draw with your shoulder too?

    One more question: do you drawed big boxes in the 250 box challenge? I will start the challenge now and I'm not sure about the boxes size.

    4:46 PM, Saturday May 9th 2020

    https://imgur.com/a/uw9QRBH

    Hi! There are the exercises. I had a very hard time doing the rough perspective exercise in the same time that I tried to keep confident doing the lines, but I tried to do the best I could. Thank you for giving your feedback. (sorry for the grammar)

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