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    12:08 PM, Saturday August 13th 2022

    Helloo

    Here it is the additional homework required

    https://imgur.com/a/Jrze22M

    I'm still not sure if i'm doing the cylinders in boxes quite right, it is a bit confusing to me.

    Thanks a lot for the critique!

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    8:20 PM, Friday June 24th 2022

    Hi Kosjatko!!

    Congratulations on finishing Lesson 2!! It is not an easy lesson for sure.

    I'll point out here some things i noticed in your drawings:

    • You did a great job compressing the arrows so they look bigger as they approach the viewer, which was the main goal of this exercise. However, your lines are wobbling just a little bit, this probably happened because you are not used to draw curves, the most important this is to be confident not accurate, so you get a nicer flow for your arrows.

    • I'd like to mention something about your lines here, as i said before they are a bit wobbly on the arrows exercise, as well as when you draw ellipses, but on the form intersections exercises they look really great when you do them straight, so i think you understand how to achieve nice and confident lines, you just need to extend this to the other types of lines.

    • As for your organic forms everything seems good, you kept the forms simple, they have an axis, the degrees of the ellipses are changing, they are within the bounds and aligned with the axis also you hooked the contours, so well done. The only thing i noticed is the line issues i already mentioned.

    • On the texture analysis exercise i see you draw the cast shadow shapes and not the lines, you didn't do any dotting or hatching to transition or any kind of scribbling and that is great! Just a minor suggestion would be to try to make a more seamless transition at the black and white bars, since they are quite visible yet.

    • I think your dissections look good too, you broke the silhouettes of the forms, you drew the cast shadows, and you wrap the textures around the forms, good job!

    • As i mentioned before, your form intersections have great lines and look good in general, no line repetition and the lineweight was applied correctly.

    • Your organic intersections are very good, you drew simple forms and also through them, mainly they look quite solid. Your lines here are a bit wobbly, and i think you could have pushed the shadows a little more so they really conveyed the form of the sausages below. Another thing worth mentioning is that some of the forms are not stable, they are kind of floating which is normal but watch out for a next time. I'm leaving a link that exemplifies what i just pointed out https://imgur.com/a/YdQkMIc.

    Overall i think you did a great job on these tough exercises and you are ready for lesson 3!! good luck and have fun!

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    7:26 PM, Friday June 24th 2022

    Hey!

    I see you boxes already look better, the lines are converging more and the boxes are not getting distorted, so well done!

    I think you are ready for lesson 2 now, good luck and have fun!

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    11:51 PM, Wednesday June 22nd 2022

    Hey Ard1nel1!

    First of all i'd to congratulate you on finishing the 250 Boxes Challenge!

    I'll point out some things i noticed in your drawings:

    • Some of the things you did correctly was to extend the lines on the right direction, your hatching looks great, the line weight was only added to the silhouette of the boxes and you varied a lot the orientation and proportions of the boxes.

    • Your lines look really good, they are confident and straight, but they sometimes wobble a bit when you add line weight so

    be careful to always ghost you lines and draw from your shoulder, even on short lines.

    • Since the beginning of the challenge your lines didn't really diverged very much which is great, you kept them converging into the their vanishing points pretty consistently. However i noticed some issues with the inner corners, since it reflects all the accumulated errors of the box, so my advice is to be a bit more careful and make more planning by thinking about the relationship between all the lines. Additionally i'll leave you two links that can help you out too, the first one shows how to take advantage of the lines that are close to each other and make them parallel https://i.imgur.com/8PqQLE0.png, and the other one shows how to draw the inner corner before the last line of the box https://imgur.com/a/DHlA3Jh, this makes it easier to correct the box.

    • Another thing i noticed is that a lot of your boxes have a more dramatic foreshortening and i think is great that you tried to push yourself, however because of this they came out somewhat distorted, so a good thing to avoid this is to keep the angle of the Y at least 90 degrees.

    Generally your boxes look great, and your mistakes minimized throughout the exercise. I think you understood the concepts of this challenge pretty well, which is supposed to teach you a bit more about form in 3D space.

    Again, congratulations on finishing the challenge and i think you're ready for Lesson 2!!

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    11:13 PM, Wednesday June 22nd 2022

    Helloo Houston1722!

    First of all, congratulations on finishing your first DAB exercise!

    I don't think the faint lines are a problem, as long as we can see them. Also, don't worry about the dominant hand thing, just do whatever is best for you to draw from your shoulder so that you get confident and not wobbly lines.

    So here are some stuff i noticed in your drawings:

    • Your lines look good in general, there's a bit of arching on the longer lines of the superimposed lines exercise so watch out for that. The ghosting lines exercise looks great, but your lines came out quite wobbly on the ghosted planes, i'll just remind you of always draw from your shoulder, even when you have small lines. I think part of why this happened is because you were trying to figure it out what works best for you.

    • Good job with the ellipses! They are drawn confidently and they are within the bounds, i see you didn't drawn through 2/3 times on some of the ellipses, but i think you are aware that it should've had been. This extends to the funnels exercise, and additionally, the minor axis is cutting the ellipses in 2 symmetrical halves, so congrats.

    • In your rough perspective drawings you did right by keeping the horizontal lines parallel to the horizon line, and the vertical ones perpendicular to it, but you lines are quite wobbly, also i see you repeated some lines, which is kinda of a normal thing for beginners to do, but remember that you shouldn't repeat a line, if there's a mistake it must be taken as if is correct and move on.

    • The organic perspective exercise is good too, the boxes look wonky because the perspective is off and they came out distorted which is very normal at this point of the course. Again i see some line repetition and some wobblying, so i think you should practice drawing from your shoulder more.

    • I don't really have much to say about the rotated boxes exercise, to me it looks like they are rotating, which is the goal of the exercise, and there's the same lines issues.

    I hope this was helpful to you and i think you're ready for the 250 Boxes Challenge!

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    11:16 PM, Tuesday June 21st 2022

    Hello Fay!

    First of all, congratulations on finishing the 250 Boxes Challenge!

    I'll point out some stuff i noticed in your drawings.

    • In the first pages you extended your lines in the wrong direction in some of the boxes, but you quickly started placing them in the right direction so i don't think it's a problem really. Also you hatched what i believe to be the back plane of the box 11, so watch out for the direction of the box that is facing the viewer.

    • Your lines diverge almost throughout the whole exercise and i think that's the biggest issue to be addressed. By the end of the challenge you managed to make them more parallel, but still the goal here is to make them converge into the vanishing point.

    • While is great that you have used different proportions and directions of the boxes, i'd like to point out your dramatic foreshortening boxes. Again, it's very good that you are trying to push yourself with this exercise but the lines are converging way too fast and the vanishing point is too close to the boxes so they look really distorted, so i think most boxes would be something in between your regular ones, where the lines are diverging, and the extreme foreshortening, where the lines are converging too fast. I'll tried to exemplify this in this link https://imgur.com/a/2POi0aP.

    • As for your lines, i think they are ok, but there's some wobbling here and there so i'd be careful with that, remember to always draw from your shoulder, even on short lines.

    • I'll you leave you two links with additional tips to help you out with the inner corners. The first one is to take advantage of the lines that are pretty close and make them parallel https://i.imgur.com/8PqQLE0.png and the other one is to draw the inner corner before the last line of the box https://imgur.com/a/DHlA3Jh.

    I'm going to ask you to draw 3 more pages of boxes just to make sure you understood the concepts and put that into a little bit of practice.

    Hope this has been useful!

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    12:15 AM, Tuesday June 21st 2022

    Helloo Drewanowl!

    First of all congrats on finishing all the exercises! This is quite a tough lesson.

    So i'll point out some stuff here.

    Arrows

    You did a great job compressing the arrows so they look bigger as they get closer to the viewer, also they have a nice flow. However i noticed some issues with your lines, there's a bit of scribbling on some parts, so remember that if you'd like to add lineweight it should be done ghosting the line and confidently.

    Organic Forms

    You really nailed this one! You kept the forms simple, the lines are drawn confidently, the degrees of the ellipses and contour are changing, the contours are hooking, the ellipses are aligned, touching its boundaries and are drawn through. I just wouldn't draw so many ellipses and contours, just a few are enough to indicate the changing directions, as long as you keep changing their degrees.

    Textures

    Okay, this one is pretty tough. I see you managed to complete the main goal of the exercise which was to draw the shadow shapes instead of lines, you also didn't do any kind of hatching/dotting to achieve transition, and that's good. Yet i think the transitions could be a bit more seamless, specially next to the black bar, we can see it quite clearly.

    Dissections

    Again i think you got the idea of the exercise, you draw the shadow shapes instead of lines, you wrapped the textures around the form and broke their silhouette, so congrats! (although i don't think banana is a texture because it is pretty plain, i think you actually drew the black marks of the peel but i drew zebra skin before realizing this too so ¯_(?)_/¯) .

    Form intersections

    The only issue i see here is again the lineweight, just be a bit more careful and try to draw it exactly were the first line is.

    Organic intersections

    Okie, in this one you kept the forms simple and you drawn through the forms, so good job! But there's still a bit of line issues with some scribbling. Also i think you could push the shadows more so they really look like they are being cast into the sausage below. Most of your forms look like they are wrapping each other, there's just one that seems kinda stiff, but i think you got it. I'm leaving you a link to show how you could do this: https://imgur.com/a/b2ZdaTz

    I hope this has been useful to you, again congrats on finishing the lesson and i think you did a great job overall!!

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    11:00 PM, Sunday April 17th 2022

    Helloo!

    Here's the link for the additional 4 pages of animals https://imgur.com/a/AF1d7QA.

    I'm having a bit of trouble with these exercises, but hopefully i improved a bit.

    Sorry about taking some time to reply, i don't have much free time.

    Also thank you for your critique!

    5:05 PM, Monday December 27th 2021

    Hello ThatOneMushroomGuy !!

    Thank you so much for your time and critique, I definitely need to improve the stuff you pointed out, I do struggle a lot with texture, specially. Anyways, thanks for the links and tips, have a great day!

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    2:37 PM, Sunday December 19th 2021

    Hey Pengwyn, i'll be reviewing your homework today.

    First of all, congratulations on finishing all the exercises!

    Lines

    I think overall your lines are pretty good, there's no wobbling, no frying at the beginning or arching and you plotted your lines, your ghosted lines and planes are really good! So well done.

    Ellipses

    Your ellipses are great too, they are drawn through, you kept them within the bounds with no overlapping between them, they were drawn confidently and on the funnels exercise they are cut into two symmetrical halves, good job!

    Boxes

    All the stuff i mentioned on the lines section applies here. Besides that you draw through the boxes, on rough perspective the width lines are parallel to the horizon and the heigh lines are perpendicular to horizon, also you used the line correction method. Your rotated boxes are really good but you should be careful not to repeat lines, if a mistake happens it should be considered as correct and move on, if you were trying to add lineweight it should be done carefully using the ghosting method. And finally, your organic perspective drawing are great too, the boxes are a bit distorted but that will get better once you start the 250 boxes challenge.

    I think overal you did great and i hope this was helpful somehow, i think you're ready for the 250 Boxes Challenge!

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