250 Box Challenge: Review ALL instruction material EVERY time?

6:27 PM, Thursday February 10th 2022

Do we need to review all the instruction material (including watching the video and reading all the text) for a particular exercise/challenge before every drawing session? I understand how this makes sense on shorter exercises (like having to do 2 or 3 pages of something), but I don't see how it is reasonable for longer challenges. I'm currently working on the 250 Box Challenge. At my current rate, I'll have to do over 20 2-hour drawing sessions to complete the 40+ pages for the challenge. It takes me almost 30 minutes to watch the entire video and read all the challenge instructions (and then there's the 10-15 minutes of warmup time). Having to spend 40 minutes at the beginning of each session before I can get to work seems extremely inefficient. I took detailed notes from the instructions about what to focus on and what to keep in mind when doing the challenge. Would it be sufficient for me just to review my summary of the challenge instructions before each drawing session rather than having to cover ALL the material on DAB every time?

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6:54 PM, Thursday February 10th 2022

I think that would be fine. When I did the challenge I started by reviewing it each time, but eventually I read it enough times that I only had to read it again every once in a while to make sure I was still on the right track.

10:24 PM, Thursday February 10th 2022
edited at 10:24 PM, Feb 10th 2022

Thanks for your feedback.

edited at 10:24 PM, Feb 10th 2022
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