Lesson 4: Applying Construction to Insects and Arachnids

10:26 AM, Sunday August 22nd 2021

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Heya, thank you for deciding to review my work! I don't think I did the best job in here, especially texture wise in the later studies so any advice you could throw my way regarding textures would be super helpful as well!

I also saved the references, here are the links in order (aside from the demo ones from Uncomfortable himself):

https://www.flickr.com/photos/131104726@N02/49531615051/

https://www.flickr.com/photos/131104726@N02/48947434693/

https://cdn.unitycms.io/image/ocroped/2001,2000,1000,1000,0,0/CyPNSCQkeR8/8HIv0qEO4OF8jb1rXSg3Pu.jpg

https://image.geo.de/30039572/t/mf/v3/w960/r0/-/gottesanbeterin-gross-jpg--15461-.jpg

https://goodmorninggloucester.files.wordpress.com/2016/06/female-luna-moth-copyright-kim-smith.jpg?w=700&h=840

https://www.flickr.com/photos/roboelman/8643060693/in/album-72157633232560698/

Thank you!

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11:52 AM, Saturday October 23rd 2021

Hello Lerin! Overall you're doing a great job drawing solid forms and mantaining confidence in your lines while making them clean! The main thing is that most of the references you've chosen are complete side views, so it's super hard to show form in them. Whenever you look at references make sure they aren't either side or front views. They are great for proportion studies, but for these kind of studies what we're looking for is in studying the forms and understanding them, so aim for 3/4 views.

Overall your use of the suasage method is pretty good as well, you're drawing them accurate and confident. The only thing is that sometimes your sausage forms get a little bit bigger on one side than the other. These sausage forms need to be the same size on both ends, so keep an eye on that as it'll get specially important in lesson 5.

Last thing is that sometimes when adding to your forms you do it with 2d lines. Whenever you connect a form you need to define a line that runs at both forms at the same time in the connection of the 2 forms. Otherwise they won't feel connected.

Here's one example on connections between lines, so give it a look before moving on!

Overall like I said I think you've done well, Just make sure you remember to always do the intersections thingy and be careful on not picking references with front or side views. Good luck on lesson 5 and keep up the good work!

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7:00 AM, Monday October 25th 2021

Heya, thank you so much for your review!

I'll definitely keep in mind the intersection part. I did notice while drawing that something's off but didn't quite understand what, so thank you for clearing that up! Same goes for the sausage forms, I'll try to get a better grip on them.

Thank you again!

7:18 AM, Monday October 25th 2021

No worries, and good luck on lesson 5!

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