250 Box Challenge

7:43 PM, Monday December 27th 2021

250 box felicity - Google Drive

250 box felicity - Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1xPz9gjxGWHpl_BA2BJBdHuA9fwwiKZvf?usp=sharing

Hello and thank you for taking the time to look at my submission!

50pg x 50boxes

Some of the marks were made with lighter ink, which did not show well through the scanner filter so I opted to leave them as true color.

I experimented with how I held my pen, how I ghosted, and developed a sense to stop trying to 'hide' my mistakes. When I found a particular angle or box type challenging, I would commit to repeating that box to understand it more. Most of my issues are still there, but I feel very conscious of them now. While I feel better about my lines and spacial reasoning, I know that committing to continue to work on my flaws will improve them over time.

Be as critical as you like, I look forward to your review.

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12:53 AM, Wednesday December 29th 2021

Hi there, I'll be handling your box challenge critique.

Congratulations on completing the box challenge, it's definitely a lot more work than most people expect. Not only does it help deepen your understanding of important concepts but it shows your desire to learn as well. Be proud of what you've accomplished and that desire you've shown. That being said I'll try to keep this critique fairly brief so you can get working on the next steps as soon as possible.

Things you did well:

  • You're doing a good job of drawing the lines constructing your boxes smoothly and confidently.

  • When hatching you're taking the time to space each line evenly which shows that care and thought is being put into each line. This helps your boxes appear solid and tidy rather than rushed.

  • Seeing as how line weight is not a requirement of the challenge it's nice to see that you're applying it. It's a useful tool but one that most people need some mileage with before they feel comfortable applying it. Getting an early start like this will help you see better results sooner.

  • Excellent work experimenting with orientations, proportions and rates of foreshortening. It's important to experiment when learning any new skill, it helps form a more well rounded understanding of new concepts. This habit will serve you well in the future so I hope you'll continue to build it as you move forward.

Things you can work on:

  • There are times when your lines converge in pairs or you attempt to keep your lines a bit too parallel which results in them diverging. This is an example of lines converging in pairs, and this shows the relation between each line in a set and their respective vanishing point. The inner pair of lines will be quite similar unless the box gets quite long and the outer pair can vary a lot depending on the location of the vanishing point. Move it further away and the lines become closer to parallel while moving it closer increases the rate of foreshortening.

The key things we want to remember from this exercise are that our lines should always converge as a set not in pairs, never diverge from the vanishing point and due to perspective they won't be completely parallel.

Overall while you did make a few mistakes your boxes are improving so far and with more mileage you'll continue to become more consistent. That being said I'll be marking your submission as complete and moving you on to lesson 2.

Keep practicing previous exercises and boxes as warm ups, and good luck

Next Steps:

Move on to lesson 2.

This critique marks this lesson as complete.
2:45 AM, Wednesday December 29th 2021

Thankyou very much Tofu, I really look forward to the next lesson :D

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