Lesson 1: Lines, Ellipses and Boxes

3:12 PM, Thursday January 13th 2022

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First time posting here, hope I'm doing everything correct. Thanks in advance for revising my homeworks :)

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7:46 AM, Friday January 14th 2022

Hey Samuele, I'll be reviewing the work!

Lines :

Firstly, it's great that you visibly improved throughout the lesson, with each next page being better than the first.The superimposed lines are kinda wavy, especially the longer ones but they seem confident,so that is not a problem.I would suggest varying the speed of your stroke to improve accuracy.The ghosted lines are good, but again just a tiny bit wavy.

The lines in rest of the exercises are really good though, so you probably got the hang of it by the end.

Ellipses :

In the table of ellipses,there is a bit of deformation, especially while you draw through them.I do not think that is big issue, but you might want to keep that in mind for later exercises. I did notice that you tend to draw through about 3 times in some ellipses, while 3 is ok, 2 is ideal. However,you did a good job with them in the ghosted planes.All in all, aim for smooth execution and you'll be fine.

Boxes :

You did a great job here! You clearly understood the work in rough perspective and tried to keep the horizontal lines and vertical lines parallel.Some lines are wobbly, however, remember to ghost each line before executing the stroke.The rotated boxes page looks good, although the perspective in some outer boxes is off as some lines are diverging where they should be converging. Thinking about the vanishing point before drawing the line might help, but really, improving perspective is what the 250 box challenge is about, so it's not a big problem.The organic perspective is pretty good, with variance in sizes and rotations.You do seem to have tried to correct some edges by adding line weight, which makes the mistakes even more visible.Aim to draw an edge only once and add line weight only to make the form clearer(and even that, to the outer edges).

Next Steps:

I think you are ready to move on to the 250 box challenge, good luck !

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1:35 PM, Friday January 14th 2022

Hi, thank you very much for the review :) I'll work on the mistakes you have underlined.

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