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You really nailed the straight line, hamtaro. They look perfectly straight to me without close observation at some of them.
Hamtaro69: Connecting the dots isn't as easy as it sounds which is exactly why I put it up as an assignment, as it is easily overlooked but quite vital to draw stuff quickly and accurately. Using a camera instead of a scanner is fine, I'll try to see through it and comment on the actual drawing. If I accidentally say something about faults caused by the camera please say so. I think someone asked if a camera was ok earlier on as well and I don't remember answering it so here you go
Enrigo: The vertical lines are great, but the horizontal long ones are important too. They are a little more difficult and it shows I'm afraid.
Just a few perspective practices - taking the shading approach to make them a little clearer.
Been working on the connecting the dots exercises trying to improve on that and it seems to be coming along - won't bother posting any practices yet as they pretty same'y.
Hopefully get some of the parallel box and assignment 3 cubes done tonight.
D-Holme: Looking good there are a couple of things in there I won't comment on yet as I plan on writing a more general piece about it. One thing though, the block shape on the far left has just a one point perspective. This perspective actually only works in one situation, when your object is positioned over the vanishing point (or sometimes also when it's really close to the vanishing point). However, for an object that far from the vanishing point it'll always have a second one as well (even though this might be far to the left of your product).
So I managed to get some hobbyist stuff, however seems fineliners was in low (if none) supply in the little village I hang around. Also realized that the paper I bought was pretty jagged, so the lines are very messy. Think I have to buy another set. Anyway, here's some of the studies I made.
You can't really make out a whole lot of em ... Never realized making lines would be so hard. And for the long lines it really feels a bit awkward doing the movement with the arm, but I think I've found a something to realate to which is taken from one of my golf teachers: "Don't stop the swing when you hit the ball, continue the movement through the intended target." or something along those lines.
This really made everything much easier for me, taking the line over the points and really pushing the movement through. So basicly from thinking about 'hitting' the point to thinking about going "through" the point took me to a whole new level.
Arttorney: Practice makes perfect or at least close to it. I tried reading what you wrote next to those blocks, and I think I agree with the comment that starting out with the front vertical rib is much easier (if that is what it spells, if not I still agree )
Lez: You're damn right there, with the whole golf-technique and all I realised I hadn't really pointed that out in my explanation. I was going to write something about it and I think I'll use you're golf swing example as it explains a lot in few words
So, I continued the process of studying the straight lines. It just occured to me that my oh so mighty horizontal lines were of by miles every time I tried to make a cube, which in turn screwed with my verticals... and everything...
So I whent back to the first exercise to practice some more. But that damn line wouldn't want to go straight... After fiddling back and forth, different possitions, grip on pencil etc. It came to me that I was sitting awfully close to the paper resulting in a pivot by the elbow. Sure, it worked pretty well for shorter lines, but when it came to the long horizontal line it just wouldn't work. So, if anyone feel they have this problem try to move back a bit from the paper to give your arm more space to work on. I for one found it a lot easier.
Hamtaro69: For future exercises it might be better to make the images a little bit bigger yes. Also, some enters in between would be nice As for the drawings themselves, they look alright for now. The right vanishing points seems to give you more trouble than the other indeed, probably because you draw with your right hand right? Part of it is practice, the other part is simply that lines in that direction are harder than the other direction. Turning the paper solves that, but that would kind of ruin the exercise a bit.
Lez: Yep, some distance between you and your drawing is good. Another advantage of that is you have more control over the size your drawing is going to be, becaue people tend to draw smaller and smaller the closer they are to there paper It might also help to grab your pen a little higher than you would when you write, as this already forces you to keep some distance.