How do you critique a submission of someone who has clearly gone too far without recieving critique?

8:32 PM, Tuesday June 7th 2022

Every now and then, I see a lesson 4 or lesson 5 submission and right off the bat I can see this person is rushing, not fully understanding the lessons, and just overall showing no development of spatial reasoning and/or their lines. Everytime I see this, I look at the person profile, and I see that they didn't recieve any critique. They post their lesson work and move on to the next.

My question is, how do I approach giving a critique to submissions like this? Would it be okay to tell them to go back to another lesson, or possibly, start over? There are times where I think asking for additional work from the lesson won't do.

I am also worried that if I tell them to go back, they will be severly discouraged and/or lose motivation.

How can one approach submissions like this?

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2:03 AM, Wednesday June 8th 2022

What if you are one of them o: 0:, kidding your work looks good.

I know what you are talking about came across this too , I think if they are on say lesson 3... There is time to improve on the exercises of lesson 1 and 2 as they use them for warmups.

If like you said they are on higher lessons or towards the end, I think starting over is the only way. I've seen some official critiqueswhere people re-submit the entire lesson. I don't think there's a shortcut.

How can one approach submissions like this? I'll be waiting for a better answer than mine here.

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10:08 AM, Thursday June 9th 2022
edited at 11:20 AM, Jun 9th 2022

I recently took a review on my challenge 250 boxes wich I rushed and It was preatty obvious for the reviewer to see that I was clearly sped up way too far; I can say that my review was on the official side.

He was very kind and very detailed into the issues of why sped up is a mistake also, he also asked me for 50 more boxes focusing on my faults, after that he told me that I need to improve my angles and develope a better 3D thinking being aware the guessed VP's instead at each box instead of draw boxes by the sake of doing it.

So If I have to give you a tip based on how I got treated, just be honest and spot the mistakes you saw; well there's always a chance to find a person that does not want to hear a direct critique, but think otherwise, you are giving your critique and it will help others with your knowledge!

edited at 11:20 AM, Jun 9th 2022
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3:12 PM, Saturday June 11th 2022
edited at 3:15 PM, Jun 11th 2022

If they submitted lesson 1 and haven't had feedback on it, I'd critique their lesson 1.

I generally wouldn't critique submissions where a student has jumped ahead without getting feedback and missed the gist of the lessons. If the student hasn't listened to the lesson 0 stuff about how to use Drawabox and getting feeback before moving on, they probably won't listen to whatever feedback I have to offer them.

edit I have done a couple where a student went half way through the course without getting feedback and then popped on the Discord asking for it. So I gave the critique because I knew the student was actually going to be receptive to it.

edited at 3:15 PM, Jun 11th 2022
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