Lesson 2: Contour Lines, Texture and Construction

11:33 PM, Sunday February 21st 2021

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It's finally done! I have to say that textures was the hardest part, I liked the construction better. Looking forward to improve my texture & construction skills with Lesson 3!

Thank you for looking.

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5:41 PM, Tuesday March 2nd 2021


here's the review:

Arrows: OK

Contours on organic forms: OK, could also try varying degree of ellipse more when practicing in the future

Texture: OK

Dissections: some are rushed, but overall OK, could break from contours more (for example fur one is great, but in feather one feathers are too large and barely move from sausage form)

Intersections: OK

Organic intersections: OK

Overall you did great,

good job and good luck in the future lessons

Next Steps:

Lesson 3

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2:10 PM, Thursday March 4th 2021

Thank you for the review, I'm aware of the varying ellipses I fixed it with my current practices. I'm not very pleased with my textures, I want to focus on them with 25 Texture Challenge in the future. Cheers

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