250 Box Challenge

9:08 PM, Sunday August 14th 2022

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Made it :D

Took 4.5 Months... I got faster in the end. All in all I still have some problems making complete straight lines, often you can see a "bending" tendency. This gets even worse when working a digital.

Sometimes the lack of concentration also hit.

I had the feeling that my understanding of the point of view and the focus points got much better, especially when I began to draw all boxes without a reference (support tool, shown in the course).

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9:40 PM, Monday August 15th 2022

I think you did a very good job with your boxes. I can tell that you really tried from all of the scrapped boxes that you made, but I also think that it is something that is holding you back.

In addition to the many scrapped boxes, I noticed that many of your lines were redrawn and others were wobbly. You seem to have noticed this as well. Given what I see, I believe that your biggest problem is drawing confident lines. Remember to draw straight and smooth, and that a confident line is always better than an accurate one. Also do not correct lines by redrawing them, as this will make your drawing messier.

You did a good job on this challenge overall, especially in creating dynamic orientations. I think that you are ready to move on to the next lesson.

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Lesson 2

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1:58 PM, Saturday October 8th 2022
edited at 2:01 PM, Oct 8th 2022

Thank you!

I will check if I will add from time to time a warm up, were I train the straight, confident lines beside of the normal lessons.

I think some of the very woobly lines were created when I tried to make the lines thicker, as required by the task (Line weight)... I often painted over an existing line several times to get the line weight... resulting in more messy and woobly lines

edited at 2:01 PM, Oct 8th 2022
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