Lesson 2: Contour Lines, Texture and Construction

10:35 AM, Friday November 13th 2020

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Hi if you have time please tell me how I did.

This lesson really was something, honestly I had a major brain fart during most of the exercises, particularly the ones about texture, I've scraped and redone them so many times because the end results were quite disappointing to me ( and believe you me they would have been even to you), so after a month of practicing I finally drew something that looked nice enough to me ( I know that exercises aren't necessarily supposed to look nice, but it was clear to me that I needed to heavily work on texture)

Organic forms also are one of the exercises that I dread the most, no matter how much I tried to ghost some kind of sausage like-shape the end result wouldn't look at all like a sausage.

I tried to ghost less and the forms started to look more like a sausage to me, however at the cost of wobbling a lot. ( This in particular really frustrated me, I always warm up with ellipses, and during the month and a half I practiced for this lesson I also drew entire pages of organic forms that would always end up either wobbly or not looking sausage-like, after some time I decided not to care as much anymore, anyway I'm not really proud of how I drew any of them.)

About the form intersection, while I might not have done the exercise well, It really refreshed my mind, it was really one of the few exercises that I enjoyed doing.

As for the organic intersection I hated it just as much as the organic forms for the aforementioned reasons ( and also because they are way more messier)

If I had to grade my self I would probably give me a 5.5/10

welp sorry for the vent, if you have any kind of suggestion or trick about the organic forms that you could tell me, I would be really grateful to you :)

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