# ZNorb

## znorb's Sketchbook

##### 7:15 PM, Monday October 3rd 2022

No problem, I also forgot to put a guide for the rotated boxes exercise, so here you are

https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/368870697742630912/715669112222908466/zfr3o7xneog31.png

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##### 3:25 PM, Sunday September 25th 2022

Lines: I can see wobbliness in some lines, above all I can see it in ghosted and in superimposed. I can also see that in ghosted lines the lines are a little arched.

Ellipses: I can see that you have more confidence doing ellipses than lines. In the funnel exercise some ellipses are rotated from the minor axis. In table of ellipses I can see ellipses that cross the lines

Boxes: In plotted perspective I can see that some boxes have height lines that are not perpendicular to the horizon line. In rotated boxes and organic perspective I can see problems with the perspective of the boxes. This is completely normal in the beginning, and all this will be improved with practice.

I can see that you have done all the exercises and have followed the steps correctly in each one. I see that you understand the purpose of all these exercises and that's the most important thing, the mistakes you make will improve over time and practice, so I can mark the lesson as complete. Good luck with the 250 box challenge

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250 Box Challenge

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##### 3:24 PM, Friday September 16th 2022

Lines: I can see that you have followed the steps correctly in all exercises. In ghosted lines I can see repeated lines, remember that in drawabox you should not repeat the lines. I can also see that there are wobbly lines, remember drawing using the shoulder and not with the wrist or elbow. And in superimposed lines I can see that some lines are fraying in both ends, remember taking the time to position the pen at the starting point of the guideline https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/1585f266.jpg

Ellipses: In ellipses exercises you have also followed the steps correctly, I can also see that you have drawn through some ellipses more than 2-3 times https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/a76a8906.jpg. In Table of ellipses I can see that there are spaces between some ellipses. I would also like to mention that in the exercise of ellipses in planes some ellipses don't touch the 4 points

Boxes: I can see that you have followed the steps correctly just like in the lines and ellipses. In organic perspective I can see that the boxes go from smaller to bigger, a problem I see is that you repeat a lot the lines of the box, and I can see some chicken scratching in some of them. I would like to mention that in the same exercise it is better to make a swoopy initial line that is not so complex to be less confused with the perspective.

I see you ended all the exercises and I also see that you understand the purpose of all the exercises, everything else will improve over time, so I can mark the lesson as completed

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##### 12:44 PM, Thursday August 25th 2022

Thank you for the critique, I also did the extra boxes you said on next steps: https://imgur.com/a/h5M88aJ

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##### 11:45 AM, Friday August 19th 2022

Hi, congratulations for ending Lesson 1, I can give you some feedback:

Lines: I can see that in all the exercises you have done the steps correctly, in superimposed lines, I can see that the shorter lines have more confidence than the longer lines. I think is because you are not using the shoulder when drawing the lines, you will end up getting used to drawing with the shoulder if you keep practicing. In ghosted lines there are some arching lines, this can be solved if you try to arch in the opposite direction.

Ellipses: I can see that here too you have followed the steps correctly. I can see that in the funnels exercise the ellipses are wobbly. I think this is due to you trying to fit them, and while we try to be accurate, confidence should always take the priority. Same with ellipses in planes and table of ellipses.

Boxes: I can also see that you have followed the steps correctly. In rough perspective I can see that some height lines are not perpendicular to the horizon line. I would also like to mention that in the organic perspective exercise you could put lineweight to some of the boxes that are closer. In some parts you did, but in others you didn’t, so I would like to mention it.

I can also see you’re having trouble with the ink. I recommend that you look at this part of lesson 0 again: https://drawabox.com/lesson/0/4 , because I think you're having a problem using the material when doing the exercises.

After all I can see that you understand the purpose of each of the exercises, which is the most important thing about each one. Everything else will get better over time, so I can mark this lesson as completed.

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##### 10:30 AM, Thursday August 18th 2022

Hi, congratulations for ending Lesson 1, alright here's some feedback:

Lines: In Super Imposed lines and Ghosted lines you followed the steps correctly, I can see that some of the lines are wobbly, this is usually because you’re not using your shoulder or you’re not used to using it. With practice you will end up getting used to using it. In the ghosted planes I can see some arching lines, it can be fixed by trying to arch consciously to the opposite direction.

Ellipses: In table of ellipses and in ellipses in planes I can see that ellipses are drawn through more than 2 or 3 times. In funnels I can see that there is distance between the ellipses in some of them, and that some of the ellipses are a bit rotated out of the minor axis.

Boxes: Good job with rough perspective exercise, the only thing is that you repeated many lines in some boxes. In rotated boxes you have also followed the steps correctly, although I can see that some boxes are not rotating. In plotted perspective there are distortion on some boxes: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/202962fd.jpg. Also good job on the Organic perspective too, I can see the boxes going from big to small.

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##### 8:55 AM, Tuesday August 16th 2022

-Lines: In the Superimposed Lines exercise I see that you have followed the steps correctly, some of the lines are fraying on both ends. Remember that you have to place the pen carefully at the beginning of each line. In Ghosted Lines and Ghosted Planes you have followed the steps properly too, I can see some lines wobbly, this is probably because you aren’t used to drawing from the shoulder, and you will improve at this over time. Just remember keeping your lines confident.

-Ellipses: In Table of Ellipses I can see that you have followed the steps correctly and that your ellipses are more confident than your lines. In the Ellipses in Planes exercise I can see some ellipses a little wobbly. Remember also to draw through the ellipse 2 or 3 times. In the funnels exercise, I see that ellipses have better confidence. I can also see some ellipses a little rotated from the minor axis.

-Boxes: In the Rough Perspective exercise you have followed the steps correctly, I can also see that some of the parts of the boxes are not perpendicular to the horizon line. Remember that the lines must be parallel to the horizon line, and the height lines must be perpendicular to the horizon line.

-In the Plotted perspective you didn't end one of the boxes.

-I think you forgot to do the Rotated Boxes Exercise, and you need to send it if you want to end Lesson 1 exercises

Next Steps:

Sending the Rotated Boxes exercise and ending the Plotted Perspective exercise

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##### 4:00 PM, Saturday August 13th 2022

-Lines: in super imposed lines you followed the steps properly, although i can see some wobbliness on the lines. In the ghosted lines you also followed the steps. There are some repeated lines on the ghosted lines exercise. Remember that you should focus on drawing with your shoulder, and you will get used to doing it with your shoulder if you keep practicing it, and also remember that you should not repeat the lines, no matter how off a line is from the point. In the ghosted planes you forgot to complete the cross through the center of the x in the previous step, how it's shown on this picture: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/8bee19e4.jpg

-Ellipses: In the Table of ellipses you followed the steps properly. One thing you should keep in mind is that you should draw through the ellipses 2-3 times before doing the ellipse, how it's shown on the lesson image: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/a76a8906.jpg. In the funnels exercise you also followed the instructions. Some of the ellipses are a bit rotated out of the minor axis line, remember that the ellipses should align to the minor axis.

-Boxes: In the rotated boxes exercise you followed the steps properly, the corners between the boxes must be kept close. In rough perspective you also followed the steps, something I can see is that some height lines aren't perpendicular to the horizon. In organic perspective you also followed the steps, I see the boxes going from big to small

You forgot to finish the cross section on the ghosted planes exercise. You should finish the exercise before you move to the 250 box challenge. You don't need to redo 2 new more pages + ellipses, you can just finish the cross section in the planes you already did ignoring the ellipses you did for the ellipses in planes

(Next step: Ending the cross section in the planes you already did)

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##### 1:32 PM, Monday August 8th 2022

-Lines: In the super ghosted lines I can see you followed the steps properly, one thing i would improve is some small wobbliness on the lines, same thing with ghosted planes and superimposed. Remember focusing when drawing with your shoulder, you will get used to doing it with your shoulder if you keep practicing. Although I can see some repeated lines.

-Ellipses: In the table of ellipses exercise I see you followed the steps properly, one thing I would improve is drawing with a concrete goal, because some of the ellipses are crossing between others. In the ellipses in planes exercise you followed the steps properly, I also can see you got a bit confused when doing the angle of some ellipses. In the funnels exercise I can see some of the ellipses a bit rotated out of the minor axis line, remember that in the funnels exercise the ellipses should be aligning to the minor axis. Also remember that ellipses must be drawn through ellipses 2 to 3 times, because I see some ellipses have more than 3x around.

-Boxes: In the plotted perspective, you followed the steps properly, something I could say about the exercise is that some of the boxes are a bit distorted because they are out of the vanishing points. In the rough perspective lines should be parallel to horizon and the height lines perpendicular to horizon (it's hard to do this at first, but with some practice you could realize it easily). In the rotated boxes I see that you forgot to put some of the boxes in the top and bottom corners, so I can't give a completed critique (although, here's the example of what you forgot: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/71381f82.jpg I know it's hard at first, but it's something normal), also remember drawing through boxes when doing the exercise. In the organic perspective you followed the steps properly, I can see them going from small to big, I can't say too much about it, these look great.

In the ghosted planes you forgot 1 page and that includes ellipses in planes exercise because you draw those ellipses above those planes, also I said you forgot the rest of the boxes in the rotated boxes exercise. Remember that you need to do and send all the assignement pages to complete the lesson and move onto the next challenge.

1 page ghosted planes

1 page ellipses in planes

Complete the rotated boxes exercise to include the missing ones (It should be 25 boxes in total - 5 wide x 5 tall

Good luck with that!

Next Steps:

Ending L1 assignements

##### 4:52 PM, Sunday July 31st 2022

Oh, thank you for the feedback! I'm gonna move onto the 250 box challenge.

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