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    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!

    Next Steps:

    On to the 250 boxes challenge.

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    6:58 PM, Thursday December 16th 2021

    Hii Darkozet, I'll be reviewing your homework today.

    First of all, congratulations on finishing all the exercises!

    Arrows

    I think you did a good job on this one, you compressed your arrows making them bigger and bigger as they came closer to the viewer, which is very important to create the 3D illusion. However, I noticed some line repetition which is something to be avoided, whenever you make a mistake you should consider as if it were correct and move on.

    Organic forms

    These are great! You kept the forms simple, you drawn through the ellipses 2 times, they are within the boundaries of the forms, they are also aligned with the axis and their angles are changing, besides that they also are hooking the forms, so congrats!

    Texture Analysis

    Your drawings are pretty good here too, you focused on drawing the shadows instead of the form, but the transition between the black bar and the texture could be a bit smoother, you can still see that black bar.

    Dissections

    Your dissection are really good! You broke the silhouette of the forms and "wrapped up" the texture around them.

    Form intersections

    Everything looks quite alright for me, I dont have much to say on this one.

    Organic intersections

    This is also really good, the forms are simple, none of them are "floating" around and they are also shaded correctly, well done!

    Overall I think you did a great job!

    I hope this was helpful and I thin you're ready for the next Lesson, good luck!

    Next Steps:

    on to lesson 3

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    10:22 PM, Tuesday December 14th 2021

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

    First of all, congrats on finishing all the exercises!

    Lines

    Overall your lines are pretty good, they are confident with no wobbling, there's no fraying where the lines begins, the lines are not arching, there's no freehand lines you plotted all the dots correctly, so great job! I would recommend you to draw more lines, it's okay if they overlap, like in the uncomfortable's example

    https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/d120d6a5.jpg

    Ellipses

    In these exercises you drawn through the ellipses 2 times mostly, they are within the boundaries of the forms, not overlapping and are confident, that's great!

    Boxes

    The same stuff from the lines applies here, but i'm gonna just reinforce that you never must repeat a line, you should just consider as if it were correct and move on, also be careful when applying line weight, you should do the same process of ghosting as if it were a new line, so it will be exactly on top of the original one.

    Other than that, you drawn trough the boxes, on the rough perspective exercise all the horizontal lines are parallel to the horizon line and the line correction was applied, as it should be and everything else looks pretty great.

    On the organic perspective some boxes are kind of foreshortened but this will get better once you start the 250 boxes challenge.

    Once again congrats on finishing those, i think you did a very good job and i hope this was helpful!

    Good luck with the 250 boxes challenge!

    Next Steps:

    I think you're ready for the 250 Boxes Challenge.

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    10:49 PM, Monday December 13th 2021

    Hii! I'll be reviewing your homework today.

    First of all well done on completing the exercises!

    Arrows

    I think you did a great job compressing the arrows, in the sense that they move farther/towards the viewer, creating the depth illusion, however, your lines aren't very confident and are kinda "hairy", so i'd recommend you to pay attention to this matter, ghost your lines before drawing them and all that lesson 1 stuff.

    Organic Forms

    These came out great! You kept the forms simple, the ellipses are drawn through, they are aligned with the axis, the angle changes, they are within the form boundaries and also the contours are hooked, so good job!

    Texture analysis

    Again, great work done here, you focused on the forms of the casted shadows, there are no random marks. But i think you could've had made the transition on the black bar smoother, because the black bar is still pretty visible and we don't want that.

    Dissections

    This is, in my opinion, the hardest exercise i've done so far, and your drawings are very good! You broke the silhouette of the forms, you wrapped the texture around it and the transitions are great.

    Form intersections

    I think overall you did a good job, you ghosted most of the lines, they are drawn confidently, but again, watch out for the "hairy" lines, if you're trying to add line weight to it you need to ghost that same line carefully and then do the mark, just like in any other situation.

    Organic intersections

    This one also came out great, you kept the forms simples, the shadows are drawn accordingly to the shape is being cast onto, but some of the forms are kind of floating so i'd be careful with that too, but i guess is more of a practice thing.

    I hope this was helpful somehow, overall you did a great job and i think you're ready for lesson 3!

    Good luck!

    Next Steps:

    On to Lesson 3.

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    6:47 PM, Monday December 13th 2021

    Helloo, I'll be reviewing your homework today!

    First of all, congratulations on completing the exercises, it is indeed a tough lesson.

    Arrows

    Your arrows are great! The lines are confident and smooth and they are compressing as they get farther from the viewer, so well done!

    Organic forms

    These came out pretty good too, they are simple sausage forms, the ellipses are drawn through, their angles change, they are within the shape form and aligned. Also the contours are hooking the form, so congrats.

    Texture analysis

    You did a great job by drawing the cast shadow shapes, but the transition between the texture and that black bar could be smoother, we can easily recognize the bar.

    Dissections

    I noticed you didn't break the silhouette of the drawings, this is an important step to create the 3D illusion, I'll leave a link here on how you could've have done that.

    https://imgur.com/a/RO53VfC

    Also be careful to wrap the texture around the form, usually it gets "squished" on the outer edges because the texture becomes farther from the viewer, I noticed you did that on some drawings so I guess it's more of a practice thing.

    This is by far the hardest exercise of this lesson, so dont stress too much about it.

    Form intersections

    Your lines are great, but you should only draw then once. Other than that everything else looks pretty great.

    Organic intersections

    Here you kept the simple forms, which is great, but some of the sausages look like they are kind of floating, this is pretty common on the first time doing this exercises, but be careful on the next time. Also you're shading along the form instead of considering the form where the shadow is being casted on, I know this sounds confusing, I'll also put some examples on that same link I already shared.

    Heres another example of how this can be done.

    https://i.imgur.com/KJQhpn8.png

    I hope this was useful somehow and i think you're ready for lesson 3!

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    12:18 AM, Sunday November 14th 2021

    Maybe you could start off by adding the lines over a photograph, could be at the computer or in a newspaper/magazine idk whatever fits you best and then try to recreate the lines on paper, to check if you understood where the lines should go. Sometimes i do this when i'm having a hard time finding the angles.

    I did those on paint https://imgur.com/a/P03KXqE

    The Loomis method can be kind of confusing at first, it's kinda tricky on extreme angles, it took me some while to get used to it, but once you do becomes very intuitive. The most important thing is to understand where you should be looking for the angles, Proko explains this in his videos.

    There's a Steve Houston video in which he explains how to construct the head, i don't think he mentions the Loomis method, but it's basically what he's talking about, and he also explains how this was applied in some artworks. His approach is very constructive and didactic.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2T7cDY7YDsg&pp=ugMICgJwdBABGAE%3D

    If you already saw this then nevermind lmao.

    Anyways, hope this helps!

    7:45 PM, Friday October 22nd 2021

    Sorry about the delay, i've been kinda busy.

    Your texture analysis exercise is good, but you could try to make the drawings darker as they get closer to the black bar so we can't really tell where the black bar is.

    Good luck with your studies!

    7:43 PM, Friday October 22nd 2021

    Hi Rivgar!

    Thank you for your time and critique.

    I do tend to draw small, partly because i wasn't sure of how many plants i should be drawing, partly because i tend to draw as big as the reference is, i should definitely start zooming in.

    Sorry about the delay, i've been kinda busy these days, but here it is the additional plant drawing required.

    https://imgur.com/a/taewfVz

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    8:28 PM, Saturday October 9th 2021

    Hello Anna! I'll be reviewing your homework today.

    First of all, congrats on finishing all the exercises!

    Lines

    Your lines are great, no wobbling, no fraying or arching, they are planned and confident. I noticed in the organic perspective there's a bit of repetition of the lines, which is something to avoid.

    Ellipses

    You did a good job on the ellipses too, they are drawn through, inside their boundaries and smooth. On the funnels exercise the ellipses are aligned with the axis, so well done!

    Boxes

    What i said about the lines also apply here. You drawn through the boxes, on the rough perspective exercise the width lines are parallel to the horizon and the height lines are perpendicular, as it should be and the lines were corrected. Your rotated boxes exercise is really good, i think it must be the hardest one of this lesson but you managed to get it right. On the organic perspective exercise some boxes are a bit distorted, but you'll improve with the 250 boxes challenge.

    Overall your homework is really good! Even with the language barrier i think you understood the concepts really well.

    I hope this was somewhat useful and you're ready for the 250 boxes challenge!

    Next Steps:

    You're ready for the 250 boxes challenge!

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