250 Box Challenge

9:52 PM, Wednesday March 16th 2022

250 boxes - Google Drive

250 boxes - Google Drive: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1--jetoMyl2cbgAv284ZgoKfvZ_nRGwki


I thought this would take me like 2 or 3 days, took me two weeks and 3 days, but i think my pattience evolved, my perspectiva habilities as well, i think i see vanishing points everywhere as if everithing comes from boxes(?) buts had really helped me understanding the reason of many things i did a little more boxes guessing the Last ooint fot the lines was the crux of this, most of the times i did it but there were Boxes that once i screewed it i drew them appart to underdtand in a better way why did it went wrong because if i tried to aim to two vps the Last one was going to hell or heaven but no to its vp.

I've always tried to make the first 3 lines random but when i found one that was hard i tried to do that pattern many times trying to understand it, i friend told i was making harder this but i think that that helped me a lot.

The link to the drive with all the pics is this https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1--jetoMyl2cbgAv284ZgoKfvZ_nRGwki

Was a crazy Journey this challenge.

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1:23 PM, Friday April 22nd 2022


Very nice job on completing the challenge, you can tell the time you put into it was worth it.

Let me do the critique for you:


For starters, I will say that you have good handling of your lines, they look stable and with little/no wobble.

Your application of line weight and crosshatching are decent, I can tell you didn't rush any strokes at some point.


The boxes themselves look solid, no serious errors here.

Your lines consistently converge to their correct vanishing points, which is to be expected and great.

You've played around a bit with the orientation of each box, you'll like to keep doing this as you go along as it will allow you to keep experimenting.

The only flaw I can notice in your boxes is that the lines converge very quickly to their corresponding vanishing point (i.e., they have a very sharp foreshortening).

While this is not a bad thing, you should stick to a shallow foreshortening, imagining the vanishing point far outside the sheet.

The reason is that in the future you will be drawing normal scale objects and not too huge.

I will leave a link for you to understand this better:


In fact, the only thing you will correct in some of the homework I will give you will be to draw your boxes with shallow foreshortening.

You have done a great job so far!

Next Steps:

Draw 10 more boxes, with shallow foreshortening.

When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
1:26 PM, Friday April 22nd 2022

By the way, it's great that you did the first 3 lines randomly, while it does make it a bit more difficult, the experimentation you gain from it is very good.

As long as it doesn't make you feel too confused, it's perfect.

7:32 PM, Wednesday September 21st 2022

Hi Chayota I really appreciate your advice, I just finished the next lesson, I feel amazing, I used the narrow vanishing points because it was really hard to make the lines right, also liked how distortion looked like, I still draw boxes for warm ups. I thought I was going to finish drawabox in no time but textures lessons got me stuck there, thanks for review my boxes, the best wishes for you and thanks for your time and advice

3:47 PM, Saturday September 24th 2022

I'm glad I could help. I hope all goes well with the lesson you're working on, textures are a bit tricky.

Oh, by the way. If you can, add a link here with pictures of the correction task so I can mark your lesson as complete.

Hope you are having a good day!

7:22 PM, Wednesday January 4th 2023

Chayota Happy new year, I didn't understand maybe I didn't read right or did it when asleep, here is the link to the new boxes, I found kinda harder than the narrow vanishing points, It could be because I did so many of the others, but yes you're right I've been drawing and had used more these ones than the others.

But crazy foreshortening makes me feel like idk going to full speed hahaha


Hope you are still around there

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