Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

9:35 AM, Wednesday February 12th 2020

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Hi, I've completed lesson 1, I would appreciate any critiques! Wish you a great day :D

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1:09 PM, Wednesday February 12th 2020


Your superimposed lines are a little wobbly and quite precise. So you can therefore increase your speed to have more confident lines even this decreases the accuracy. Your ghosted lines are quite good.


Here there is no wobbling but a lack of accuracy, you have to slow down and don't forget to ghost before drawing! Some times you forget to draw each ellipse 2 or 3 times (not just 1!).

Rough Perspective:

Good work, quite accurate!

Rotated Boxes:

Good job, this one is a difficult exercise

Organic Perspective:

Not always correct but you will work on that (and improve) during the 250 box challenge

Next Steps:

Now the 250 box challenge (if 2 people agree)!

Remember to redo lesson 1 exercises during warmup!

Don't forget ghosting before drawing your lines and ellipses and to do 2 or 3 turns per ellipse.

Also, draw confident lines: if it's wobbly speed up, if it's not accurate slow down ;-)

Congratulations! :-)

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8:32 PM, Wednesday February 12th 2020

Thank you for the heads up)

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3:49 PM, Wednesday February 12th 2020

I agree with Loopkin.

On your rotated boxes you have quite a lot of parallel lines. As the boxes rotate the vp should move. Take look at this section again https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/16/rotation for when you do warm ups. As Loopkin says, this exercise is really hard and you aren't meant to get it right yet. It's there to introduce you to the concepts of 3d space and using lines you've already drawn to work out where the next one should go.

Good luck on your 250 boxes!

4:32 PM, Wednesday February 12th 2020

Hi Loopylizard,

It's good that you have developed the critique for the rotated boxes! Mine was quite short...

8:35 PM, Wednesday February 12th 2020

Thank you) I'll need it!

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