Hiring a complete fraud in 3d modeling, help!
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A friend of my boss asked him to hire his son to work as a 3d modeler, thinking he's very talented and passionate.
However, after checking his portfolio, we found that his son has been bullshitting talents and skills he doesn't have at all by plagiarizing other people's works, even very simple and mundane things, if you knew the whole story but it's TL;DR, you can tell he doesn't know anything at all, except some gibberish "alien characters" he did with Sculptris, all else is smoke and mirrors.
However, my boss still wants to give him a chance to redeem himself and save his dad from the sad truth, convinced that even incompetent people, under the right conditions and with the right attitude, can turn from rough stone to diamond, so I've been asked to find him something to do that apparently looks complex but it's simple and viceversa, to test his attitude, see which one he chooses to do first and check if he gives up.
The problem is, what kind of tasks have these characteristics? I've been thinking for a long time and can't find anything that fits, I've already told my opinion that with 3D you can already tell by looking at it if it's complex or not (ie. a renaissance cathedral), but he insists I find something creative. What would you suggest? Any particular excercises to stress test him?
I know it can't be trusted, but boss decided so.