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9:07 PM, Monday September 4th 2023
edited at 9:08 PM, Sep 4th 2023

Hello, my name is PizzaPlease and I am here to critique your Lesson 2 submission. Congratulations on getting through the lesson.

Your Organic Arrows pages are well-done. The lines are confident. You employed width and compression to create a very convincing illusion of 3D space. In the future, don't scribble out anything you make a mistake on. You'll learn from your failures and whoever critiques your work gets a fuller picture of your understanding, as well. The arrow you put a question mark by looks odd because it is turning back onto itself. The arrowhead and the first bend of the arrow have an unclear relationship, but they're both further back than the second bend so it looks weird. You also applied hatching on the wrong section of the arrow here, making it more confusing.

The Organic Forms exercise has the same issue with not fully completing the pages due to mistakes. Your forms generally look good. They do tend to have ends of slightly different sizes and falter some. You did well varying the degree of your ellipses. The hooked contours page is a little rougher, which is to be expected, and some of your forms aren't simple.

Your Texture Analysis page looks good. You did very well creating the gradients. You should fill the boxes on the left side of the page completely and not be trying to achieve anything but a direct study.

Your Dissections pages are excellent. You could have fit more organic forms on them, especially the second page. Your moon, basketball, and uneven brick textures demonstrate close observation.

The forms in your Form Intersections should be equilateral to each other (reference: https://drawabox.com/lesson/2/8/stretched). You got closer to this on the third and fourth pages. I would recommend placing contour ellipses on your spheres to help sell three-dimensionality, but this will be covered more in Lesson 3.

The Organic instersections pages look great. Almost all of them are convincingly placed and all of them are drawn through. The contour curves are better here. Many of the shadows are cast unnaturally, take a look at this: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/516f8d4f.jpg .

Next Steps:

Lesson 3 is next.

You're doing great so far.

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edited at 9:08 PM, Sep 4th 2023
10:23 PM, Monday September 4th 2023

Thank you so much!

7:56 PM, Tuesday September 5th 2023

I am glad to help.

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