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10:39 PM, Wednesday May 11th 2022
edited at 10:41 PM, May 11th 2022

Each ellipse has three of its own lines - one minor axis line, and two contact point lines. The contact point lines are the ones that go through the points at which the ellipse touches the plane that encloses it. Since the ellipse would have 4 such contact points, they break into two pairs, each pair giving us one line that passes through it.

You are doing better, but unfortunately still not correct, because you've only been drawing one of the two contact point lines for each ellipse. In my original feedback, I said the following in analyzing your work:

In yours however, you've got 10 lines running down the length of the cylinder (4 from the box, and 6 from the two ellipses), and 4 lines going off towards the other two vanishing points.

Currently, you now have:

  • 6 lines running down the length of the cylinder (4 from the box, 1 from each ellipse)

  • 6 lines extending in one of the other directions

  • 4 lines extending in the last direction

The missing 2 from the last group are the other two contact points.

Edit: Oh, one more quick recommendation - right now you're extending your minor axes only slightly. This is because you're confusing it with how we handle the first part of the challenge (the cylinders around arbitrary minor axes). Here, you should be extending them as far back as the rest, so you can properly test how they converge towards the given vanishing point.

Next Steps:

Please submit another 10 cylinders in boxes.

When finished, reply to this critique with your revisions.
edited at 10:41 PM, May 11th 2022
4:14 AM, Saturday May 14th 2022

Hi Uncomfortable, here they are - 10 more cylinders in boxes...

8:39 PM, Saturday May 14th 2022

Much better. I'll go ahead and mark this challenge as complete. Be sure to keep these corrections in mind when practicing this exercise on your own in the future.

Next Steps:

Move onto lesson 6.

This critique marks this lesson as complete.
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