Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

11:40 AM, Thursday February 27th 2020

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Thanks for these lessons. Already seeing some progress but I know I have a lot of room for improvement. Circles felt rough in particular. Last few exercise were good challenges. Noticing when I slow down and really focus, take more time, flow and accuracy come together better. Probably rushed more than I really should have at times with these, but in a strange way, these exercises are one of the few things giving me a reason to slow down at all lately. Could definitely use more of this. Do I move on to 250 boxes now?

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1:02 AM, Thursday March 12th 2020

I think your pages look good and moving on to 250 boxes is a great next step. If circles felt challenging then they would probably make for a great warmup. Well done!

1:28 PM, Thursday March 19th 2020

Thanks! Appreciate the feedback.

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11:27 AM, Saturday May 23rd 2020

Marking this lesson as complete since it was resubmitted for official critique and approved.

This community member feels the lesson should be marked as complete, and 2 others agree. The student has earned their completion badge for this lesson and should feel confident in moving onto the next lesson.
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2:31 AM, Wednesday March 18th 2020

While you have already received critique from a community member, I do want to point out that if you want official critique from Uncomfortable or one of the TAs, you'll need to resubmit this for official critique using your credits. If you don't care about official crits and just want to support what Uncomfy is doing here at DaB, then let me know and I'll go ahead and agree with TinyMighty's crit so that you can get your lesson 1 badge ^u^

1:29 PM, Thursday March 19th 2020

Just resubmitted for official critique. Thanks for the bump.

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