250 Box Challenge

6:15 PM, Sunday April 21st 2024

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Some lines bled from the verse of a page to another they are faint but visible, I hope it doesn't interfere with the visualization of the exercise.

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5:51 AM, Monday April 22nd 2024

Hello. With the concepts we studied throughout Lesson 1, you successfully overcame Drawabox's titular challenge. Well done!




Don't forget to look at the funny and… interesting comic by Uncomfy one more time.


Strengths

• Construction Lines: Your line quality improves dramatically while retaining confidence. This requires you to spend the greater part of your time in the stages of preparation and planning, and then confidently and unhesitatingly completing each mark. Understand that confidence comes before precision.

• Convergence: Make sure the lines converge as precisely and as continuously as possible by concentrating on the sets of lines. Pay attention to the way your marks overlap, and whenever you are deciding how to reorient a specific line, always consider all four edges of that set - the ones you have already drawn, the one you are drawing right now, and the ones you haven't drawn yet.

• Experimentation of Boxes: You explored varying the size, orientation, and foreshortening of the boxes. Maintaining this behavior gives us advantages and advances our spatial reasoning. Engage with the lengths and angles of the Y's arms to change its orientation and proportions. Additionally, you altered the foreshortening rates for this set, going from dramatic (with rapid convergence) to shallow (with moderate convergence).

• Improvement: These advantages have been made in line extensions, convergence, confident linework, etc. I would say that all of your boxes were consistently good from start to finish!


Weaknesses

None. Exceptional Work.


Summary

check out Uncomfortable and the schizo comic he made

You may move on to Lesson 2.




Ultimately, this is nothing more than practice, and the goal is to gradually optimize and further develop our spatial thinking abilities rather than constructing a perfect box. The idea is to become familiar enough with three-dimensional space so that it doesn't stand in the way of your ability to express yourself through art. Furthermore, conquering this task will be an internal source of strength that you can rely on to overcome any obstacle - rather than something external to strive for. Like Uncomfy explained, the greatest effect that became clearly visible over time was the level of control it created in you and, perhaps more importantly, the awareness of this self-control as an inherent part of who you are. But having genuine confidence in your ability to succeed isn't the initial step; rather, it's the final reward. "Complete this overwhelming task, and you can complete any overwhelming task."


Congratulations on completing the 250 Box Challenge - as frustratingly boring as it probably was. Though the journey through art is long, this is your first step past the fundamentals and a miracle will happen for sure.

Hang in there for me. Good luck!

Next Steps:

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3:28 PM, Monday April 22nd 2024

Thank you so much for critiquing my work! I will continue to work hard for the course next step!

Not gonna lie after 200 boxes I was so done with this exercise lol

5:19 PM, Monday April 22nd 2024

Sure thing. Glad to help!

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