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Shadow Casting

Shadow casting is one of the rendering processes. Every artist and designer will benefit from an understanding of how a certain shadow is shaped depending on the movement or location of a light source.

how to sketch shadows

Natural sunlight source: the Sun movement affects the shadow formation of an object.

how to sketch light and shadow

The changes of shadow angle and the length difference are influences by the location of the light source.


Images and text excerpted from Sketching Masterclass by Ruzaimi Mat Rani

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