Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

4:03 PM, Monday February 28th 2022

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Lesson 1 of drawabox, I'm following along using Alex Huneycutt's (updated) Curriculum for the Solo Artist.

Also, my last micron started to die as soon as I started, and I really didn't have the time to pick up another.

Also Also! I did do 2 pages of superimposed lines, but can't for the life of me find the other page.

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6:48 PM, Monday February 28th 2022

Hey hey, I will be looking over your homework today! Congrats on making it through the first lesson ~

All in all I think you did a good job. It seems like you understood the assignments at the core. Your lines still wobble a bit but you will learn to control them the more often you do it. For the Superimposed Lines, be careful not to let them fray too much. In addition, the assignment states to draw one line with a ruler first and then add your lines freehand. I feel like you skipped that part over all and went straight to drawing the lines freehand. Don't skip that part, it helps you to get your line from point A to point B.

In this assignment your lines tend to arch a lot as well, but I think this is also something you'll learn to improve over time.

Your ellipses look good overall. Sometimes they stray, just keep in mind to ghost as many times as you need before placing your line. For the table of ellipses I noticed your ellipses tend to overlap or not quiet reach each other. Don't forget that the ellipses are supposed to sit snugly next to each other!

Most of this is just something you have to continue practising so I wouldn't worry much. You'll get to it! Before heading to the 250 Box Challenge, I'd like to ask from you to do one page of the Superimposed Lines and one of the Table of Ellipses.

Good work overall and again congrats on making it through the first lesson!

Next Steps:

1 Page of Superimposed Lines

1 Page of Table of Ellipses

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3:43 PM, Tuesday March 1st 2022


Hey, thanks so much for taking your time to review my work! here are the revisions

6:50 PM, Wednesday March 2nd 2022

Hey, good work! I can see you improving bit by bit, keep going! I think this will be enough for now, just remember doing some of the assignments as warm up.

Now on to the 250 Box Challenge!

Next Steps:

250 Box Challenge

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