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Pimp my flip phone - critique
This is a bit off the wall, I'm guessing you don't get many silly topics like this here - sorry if it's pushing the limits of etiquette. As silly as it seems sometimes the best way to learn is to attempt something and then present it to someone more experienced and let them pick it pieces to see where you could have done something better. So this is for the most part a novice model in need of expert critique.
My boy - 9YO (awesome kid) came home from school with an A4 sheet of paper folded up into the shape of a flip phone. He opens it up and it has all the features of a retro flip phone drawn on the inside, I didn't think much of it first but he's kept it for 2 weeks and it's become his fave toy. Every time he picks it up he tells me about some new feature or capability the phone has, it really gets his imagination going and he just loves it.
So to capture the moment (for him and myself) I thought I'd model something to similar dimensions that we can 3D print and give him something a bit more substantial than a folded piece of paper. I've made a few basic mistakes with the drawing and could have spaced things better or used the pattern tool to equally space the buttons. I did learn a bit in the process of the design but rather than guessing my way through it I thought I'd ask and see if anyone has any suggestions I haven't thought of.
So if anyone can spot any stupid mistakes I've made or show me how I could have employed a more efficient work flow feel free to show me how you'd do it. Feel free to make any suggestions or improvements and point out any mistakes. I have thick skin so be brutal