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## Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

##### 12:12 PM, Sunday May 10th 2020

I hope you guys cold critique my exercise!

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##### 5:34 PM, Sunday May 10th 2020

Hi, Darkosyris

Congrats for finishing the lesson 1. Here's what I have to say about it.

Lines

Your superimposed lines look good and well packed together, despite some noticeable arching. Some of your ghosted lines are slightly wobbly, but most are pretty good. The same can be said of your ghosted planes. Your did a good job in this first part.

Ellipses

Your ellipses also look nice and you managed to fit most of them well withing their bounds. On some occasions you didn't draw through the ellipses, which is something you should be doing. Draw through them once of twice.

You also did a good job on your ellipses in planes.

Your funnels look good, just remember that the ellipses should be aligned with the minor axis, which means that the central line that goes through them should cut the ellipse in two equal halves. Other than that they look good and in most of them you managed to increase the degree of the ellipses as they move away from the center.

Boxes

Your rough perspective exercise is well done. You managed to do a good work on the front plane, drawing the front horizontal lines parallel to the horizon and the vertical lines perpendicular, despite a few misaligned ones. Your perspective lines are also mostly converging, which is a good sign. Your did, however, go through the same lines twice on some occasions. Avoid doing that. Ghost your lines well and be confident while drawing them.

You're missing your rotated boxes exercise. This is something your should do to get a grasp on how boxes rotate, in order to better approach the 250 boxes challenge.

On your organic perspective you did a good job on drawing the flow of the boxes from the farther away boxes (smaller) to the closer ones (larger). Your perspective is mostly acceptable (despite a few ones that are diverging), although your line work could definitely be better. You drew over the same lines on many occasions and this is something your should certainly avoid. In fact, by looking at your boxes, I don't know which line is the first one and which is the one your did to correct, so I can't know if your actually did a good job correcting your lines or not. You could also have overlapped a few more boxes and played with the line weight in order to highlight which is in front and which is on the back.

Overall, I think you did a good job here. Again, refrain from trying to correct your lines by drawing them over and don't forget to use this lesson's exercise as warmups for your future lessons.

Next Steps:

Since you're missing your rotated boxes exercise, I'm gonna ask you to post it first before marking the lesson as complete.

##### 8:39 AM, Monday May 11th 2020

Thank you very much for giving my homeworks a feedback! and when you mention about the rotated boxes, here is my exercise https://imgur.com/a/HUVzxxN, im sorry if i forgot about this!

##### 10:30 AM, Monday May 11th 2020

Hi again.

I'm glad you tried to do the exercise. It sure is a challenging one. Your exercise is missing the top and bottom rows and some of your boxes are not really rotating.

Still, I think you can now start the 250 boxes challenge.

Next Steps:

250 boxes challenge.

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##### 11:30 AM, Monday May 11th 2020

Ok Pedro! thank you very much !!!

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