Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

8:03 PM, Friday October 1st 2021

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The drawabox exercises were amazingly helpful in improving my skill, as my first homework submission, I hope to continue learning and developing myself with this incredible platform!

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10:08 PM, Friday October 1st 2021
edited at 10:09 PM, Oct 1st 2021

Hello Mrchungus, I hope you're doing well.

I will be dividing the critique in 3 sections, lines, ellipses, and boxes.

Starting with your lines.

Most of them are coming out pretty well. However, it does get wobbly at times. Make sure to prioritize getting confident and straight lines instead of accurate ones, as accuracy will improve over time.

There's minimal fraying on both sides on your superimposed line exercise, and overall, your lines aren't arching very much. Great job.

Moving on to your ellipses.

I see that most of them are drawn confidently and are kept within bounds pretty well. On your funnels exercise, the ellipses are aligned very well. Good job on those.

Lastly, your boxes.

On your rough perspective exercise, you did a pretty good job making your boxes and extending them out to the vanishing point.

For your rotated boxes exercise, you did a good job of keeping the gaps between your boxes narrow and consistent. However, you should try rotating the boxes a bit further as you did run into the beginner mistake of just moving the boxes back in perspective. (https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/17/notrotating)

For your organic perspective, there are a few convergence errors here and there, but as you move on to the 250 boxes challenge, you'll get to work more on those.

Overall, you did a great job and should move on to the 250 boxes challenge.

Next Steps:

You're free to move onto the 250 boxes challenge.

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edited at 10:09 PM, Oct 1st 2021
11:28 PM, Friday October 1st 2021
edited at 11:30 PM, Oct 1st 2021

I agree with you, the box section was very challenging for me, I found it difficult to keep the boxes rotation in an organic way, but its something that I am going to practice and improve in the way.

Thank you very much for your critique sir!

edited at 11:30 PM, Oct 1st 2021
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