Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

3:02 PM, Wednesday May 27th 2020

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Hi, this is my first time posting. I have recently realised that i need to go back to the basics in order to learn how to draw so here I am. THanks in advance for any kind of suggestion and critique :).

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2:25 AM, Thursday May 28th 2020

Hi Awarmsnowflake,

I decided to check your home work, so let's go with it.

Lines look confident and smooth, thats a good sign. Keep working with them by following these steps https://drawabox.com/lesson/1/9/levels to manage more accuracy. With Superimposed lines i will recommend you to work more on your Warm ups, to achieve your lines closer to each other.

Ellipses and circles look confident. In tables of ellipses you were keeping them close to frames. Shape of your ellipses is really good. Some of them you managed to do even smooth. In funnel exercise your corner ellipses are missing consistency. They should have this same Minor axis. I recommend you to re-make them in your warm up time to draw it in correct way.

Perspective exercises look fine. In plotted one, i see you played a little bit with different angle for your boxes ( nothing bad, it looks like you tried something extra for your exercise). In rough perspective i like how close you are with your Vanishing lines. Working like this and you will get them all in 1 point. I like your rotated boxes exercise. it seem keeping flow of rotating.

Well done with your Homework. I am marking this Lesson as Complete and i recommend you to keep all of this exercises as a warm up. During them focus on your weaknesses and mistakes. Don't be afraid of mixing exercises. Use your imagination for it to manage that what you need.

Next Steps:

Go for 250 Box Challenge

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2:54 PM, Tuesday June 9th 2020
edited at 2:54 PM, Jun 9th 2020

Hi Hamsetro, thank you very much for your critique! I'll do as you say and keep practicing these things during my warmups. Thanks again!

edited at 2:54 PM, Jun 9th 2020
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