Lesson 2: Contour Lines, Texture and Construction

10:04 AM, Tuesday May 14th 2024

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part 1 https://imgur.com/a/Bv3tRLh (Organic Arrow, Contour Curves/Ellipse, Texture Analyses, Dissections)

part 2 https://imgur.com/a/wE5tFIF (Form Intersections & Organic Intersections)

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12:31 PM, Thursday May 16th 2024

Hello there I call myself Quat and I am going to review your exercises for lesson 2 today.

First of all The thinking in 3D part of lesson 2:

In the organic arrows exercise, in the first page, some of your lines looked wobbly and some arrows were either not changing in perspective or not overlapping. But your other page looks way better at following the instructions. I assume that the reason for that is either rushing or not drawing a warmup page before you started drawing.

As for the organic forms with counter lines exercis, I think that you did a good job on both the counter ellipses and counter curves. You also seem to change the degree of the Ellipses quite well for the most part which is going to be helpful in later lessons.

Next is the texture portion of lesson 2:

For the texture analysis, your crumbled paper texture is quite overwhelming and hard to understand, but the other textures seem less overwhelming so I don't think that redo this exercise.

As for the dissections exercise, you did a great job on most of your textures. Although there is a sousage that has texture that doesn't curve as much as it should I am referring to the brick texture. And there is also a sousage that doesn't have it's form broken and here I am talking about the the bee hive.

Lastly the construction section of lesson 2:

For the form intersection exercise you seem to have followed the instructions pretty well and clearly and I don't think that I can spot any problems with your exercise so good job.

Now the organic intersection exercise, right of the bat I want to point out that your drawing is very tiny. This isn't practically a mistake but it's generally better to make your drawing bigger if you are planning to ask for critique as it helps the critiquer point out mistakes better. I have some more critiques for this exercise here

Next Steps:

Your next step is drawing one page of The organic intersections exercise. Remember to take advantage of the space that you have and remember to warmup before you start drawing

When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
2:24 PM, Friday May 17th 2024
12:49 PM, Tuesday May 21st 2024

Well done, you can now move on to lesson 3

Next Steps:

Your next step is tackling Lesson 3

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