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5:08 AM, Friday May 22nd 2020

Hello! Grats on clearing up L1. Here's my critique.

Lines Good work. I see that you've aimed for confidence in your lines first and foremost. That's good. They're also relatively straight too, so good work there. Of course, there's a little bit of wavering here and there, but otherwise, this is good. Nice work!

Ellipses Do note that you should still be employing the use of your shoulder here. In addition, fully trust your ghost to ensure that your ellipses are as free from wobbling as possible, even if this means inaccuracies. Ellipses are pretty well aligned in the funnels exercise too, so great work there.

Boxes As a general note, don't redo your lines, no matter how inaccurate/wobbly they are. This only serves to draw attention to the mistakes. Instead, try to move on from the mistake. Otherwise, I think this is pretty good in general. Though in your rotated boxes and rough perspective, I see some whiteout. Do not erase anything in DaB. Do it once to the best of your ability, and move on.

Due to the whiteout, I'm not ready to mark this as complete. Though I think you showed decent work in most of your stuff, I want to stress that you should be mindfully making each mark, as you get no "second chance" to draw the line at the same point.

Next Steps:

Do either 2 cells of rough perspective, or 2 quadrants of rotated boxes. I want you to not use any method of "rolling back" any lines. In addition, bear in mind not to redo your lines, despite any mistakes that you may make.

When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
7:48 AM, Sunday May 24th 2020

Thank you very much for the thorough critique! I appreciate it a lot. I won't redo lines in future homework/exercises; thanks for letting me know. I'm also still getting used to moving my shoulder to draw so I will work on that too.

I did 2 more cells of rough perspective and didn't redo or white out any lines this time: https://imgur.com/0PQZEz9 (There are a few smudges from my ruler though.)

12:55 AM, Wednesday May 27th 2020

Sorry for the late response, didn't check my notifications.

Anyways, this is good! Bear this concept of putting down each line intentionally, and I think you'll do well. Just a quick note that you can place down as many planning points as you need when drawing boxes for any reason in the future. This will be relevant in the 250 box challenge. I'll mark this lesson as complete.

Next Steps:

Move on to 250 boxes, good luck!

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