olddesklamp

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    5:58 AM, Sunday January 28th 2024

    Thank you for spending the time to do this. I look forward to my continued journey.

    12:10 AM, Thursday January 25th 2024

    I followed through with Gyanyu's advice and did 25 boxes with a focus on line weight and hatching, but I did place great focus on where the lines were converging though.

    https://imgur.com/a/5LABo4l

    6:23 AM, Friday March 10th 2023

    https://imgur.com/a/DfoVCdN

    Found a slightly bent metal ruler that worked as a good straight edge when the pen was held at a high angle. Although not fully straight, it worked A LOT better than the DVD case. I also gave up on shading the boxes in the plotted perspective exercise partway through since I was short on time.

    I made sure to watch the videos and review the notes before tackling the organic perspective exercise again, and managed to make my lines decisively save for a few instances where my pen accidentally hit the paper while ghosting. I'm aware of the curved lines on some of the boxes, and made sure to perform the movements with my shoulder, but it didn't seem to help by much in this case.

    9:58 AM, Saturday February 25th 2023

    The plotted perspective looked like it was done in freehand instead of the advised method and shading isn't compulsory but I think if you must do it, then do so well, the hatching lines weren't planned and should have been done with a ruler.

    I didn't have a ruler to use, so I instead opted for a DVD case I had nearby. At some point I swapped this out for a small cardboard box as it was more reliable, but IIRC it was after the exercise. I tried folding a piece of paper on itself but it was too flimsy and not sturdy enough. I'll find something else to use before tackling it again.

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