Geometric Guerilla

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    2 users agree
    7:57 AM, Tuesday July 6th 2021

    Hi! In Lesson 0 you will find all the instructions you need to follow the course correctly. Also there are very useful FAQs up in the homepage. If you still have doubts, feel free to ask!

    3 users agree
    12:31 PM, Monday June 28th 2021

    Hi! You are very early in the course and a break of 2 months is still manageable in my opinion.

    Before tackling the box extension though, I would go again through the videos and texts from Lesson 1 to refresh the concepts and maybe warm up each exercise at least once.

    Good luck with the boxes!

    0 users agree
    12:24 PM, Monday June 28th 2021

    Hi and welcome!

    You can find the answer here in the faq:

    If you haven't already, I strongly suggest you read Lesson 0 carefully, because it contains crucial piece of information on how to go through the course.

    1 users agree
    7:08 AM, Friday June 25th 2021

    Hi! You should always place dots to plan your lines throughout the whole Draw a Box curriculum.

    And even outside DaB, it's worth noting that the ghosting method is not a beginner technique, but a tool as much as any other that you are free to use whenever you need it, regardless of your skill level.

    Edit: good luck with the challenge!

    7:27 AM, Wednesday June 23rd 2021

    That is a valid alternative if pencil is not accepted, but since Scoobyclub had no issues using pencils for the extensions, use what helps you better understand your angles.

    Good luck with the challenge!

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    2:00 PM, Tuesday June 22nd 2021

    Hi, I can't answer for the pencil extensions, but I can tell you that is not required to have lines of different colors. You can use for the extensions the same fineliner/ballpoint pen you have used to draw the boxes.

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    6:32 AM, Thursday June 17th 2021

    Hi and welcome!

    The only limitation is that you will not be able to submit your homework for official critique.

    If you are planning to go with the official critique, a ballpoint pen is also admitted for Lesson 1 and the 250 Box Challenge.

    Good luck out there!

    4 users agree
    6:40 AM, Sunday June 6th 2021


    If you have a busy schedule, it could be a good idea to dedicate a drawing session to studying and the next drawing session, whenever available, to your fun stuff.

    If you can, plan these days at the beginning of each week and don't worry about the amount of hours you can spare for each session.

    When you are starting out, any kind of consistency is more important in my opinion than the amount of hours.

    Happy drawing!

    6:51 PM, Sunday May 30th 2021

    Thank you very much for your critique Uncomfortable, I'll try my best to follow your advices! Have a great day

    2 users agree
    4:08 PM, Saturday May 29th 2021


    I have found a post by Uncomfortable on the new Proko website that I think might help you. It's about the 50% rule:

    Edit: A piece of advice that helped me a lot is to focus on the pleasure derived by the physical act of drawing alone. The feeling of the materials going over the paper, the movement of the arm, the colors, the rich black marks filling a shape. Try tricking yourself into drawing for the fun of the physical act, pretending your subjects are just an excuse for that.

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