Lesson 2: Contour Lines, Texture and Construction

10:41 AM, Tuesday August 10th 2021

Drawabox lesson 2 - Google Drive

Drawabox lesson 2 - Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=1_B9Qli34K8dngUuITPdyicjfiir-qU2u

would highly appreciate if someone would be kind enough to critique this

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11:25 AM, Tuesday August 10th 2021


here's the critique:

  • Arrows: edges look a bit sketchy, make sure you use ghosting & confident lines when adding extra lineweight

  • Contour ellipses: you prioritize hitting edges instead of confident lines - getting confident ellipse in is more important (as accuracy will improve with practice)

  • Contour curves: mostly OK, just ends of some of them are sketchy

  • Textures: OK

  • Dissections: OK

  • Intersection: OK

  • Organic Intersection: mostly OK, though contours once again do not look confident

I think you can move on to next lesson, though in your warm ups do keep in minds to focus on line confidence

Good luck in your art journey!

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2:36 PM, Wednesday August 11th 2021

thanks for the critique, which of the exercises can i do to improve line confidence?

12:04 PM, Friday August 13th 2021

I think the best ones are these (just keep in mind to prioritize smooth lines over accuracy):

  • Ellipses in planes - you get to practice straight lines and ellipses, though lines are short

  • Ghosting long lines

  • Ghosting curves (place 3 points randomly, then try connecting them with a smooth curve in single motion)

11:13 AM, Saturday August 14th 2021

oh ok thanks for the advice

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