Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

1:27 PM, Monday May 29th 2023

lemme know what i need to redo

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10:36 AM, Thursday June 1st 2023

Hi and good job on finishing lesson 1.

I am Edytka1 and I will review your work. Hopefully, my remarks will help you to keep improving.

Lines

You did well in the Superimposed lines. All lines are executed confidently. Longer lines are arching. However, I see that you definitely improved your ability to draw straight lines in the Ghosted Lines exercise. Accuracy will come with practice. I recommend using this exercise as a warm-up. Make sure to vary your lines’ length and try some challenging ones. Drawing extremely long lines might not be easy and very accurate at first but it will surely help you to get rid of arching.

As I can see, you’ve attempted the Ghosted Planes exercise two times: firstly – when you’ve done it after the Ghosted lines, and secondly – when you’ve approached the Ellipses in Planes. I don’t know if I have to tell you this since you haven’t made that mistake on the second attempt but I’ll mention it just in case. Planes in this exercise should be close to each other but shouldn’t touch each other (some of your planes share the same edges https://imgur.com/a/wV6zPju and they shouldn’t) I can see an improvement in your second attempt. Even so, please make sure to fill the entire page with planes next time. (Try to draw them next to each other just like that: https://d15v304a6xpq4b.cloudfront.net/lesson_images/5d408290.jpg)

Ellipses

Your ellipses in the Table of Ellipses are executed confidently. The way you’re drawing through ellipses hits very close to the first round. Great work!

I love how you’ve put ellipses in every plane in the Ellipses in Planes exercise. They remained even and there is almost no distortion which is outstanding.

In Funnels you drew all the ellipses symmetrically. Furthermore, I can say for sure that ellipses are something you’re good at. Just remember to keep practising them in your warm-ups while doing the 250 Box Challenge.

Boxes

The Plotted Perspective exercise shows your good understanding of a two-point perspective.

You’re also really good at ghosting your line towards the vanishing point in the Rough Perspective. Nevertheless, make sure not to draw the same line multiple times even if it was executed poorly. Mistakes happen but try to hold your urge to correct them in this way. I know it is difficult, but it will only make them more visible on the page. What is more, learning to accept mistakes will help you in the long term.

Your boxes in the Rotated Boxes exercise show your knowledge of rotating the box in perspective. You’ve clearly nailed this one. It is worth mentioning that all boxes are drawn tight and confidently. Maybe some of the boxes are a bit off, but practice makes perfect and you’re on the right track.

In Organic Perspective you’ve drawn boxes that varied in length and angle. Some lines diverged instead of converging towards the same vanishing point (https://imgur.com/a/q1rVcTc) but that is something to master in the 250 boxes challenge. And I am happy to announce that after one more page of the Ghosted Planes, you’re ready for it.

Next Steps:

Do one more page of the Ghosted Planes and send it here.

After that I will mark your lesson as complete.

7:48 PM, Thursday June 1st 2023

https://imgur.com/a/6p5x9AX

Thank you and i hope i can move onto the 250 boxes challenge

9:14 PM, Thursday June 1st 2023

Yes, you're ready. Good luck and I wish you a lot of patience. Have fun!

Next Steps:

250 Box Challenge

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