Casting Shadows

Casting a Shadow

To make a sketch or drawing even more realistic and life like, it is possible to accurately calculate how a shadow would be cast from the object. Follow the tasks below to learn how to cast a shadow from an object and what to do when the shadow meets another object.

Task 1:

Casting Shadows Cube Example-01

Task 2:

Casting Shadows Cube Example-03

Task 3:

Casting Shadows Cube Example-02

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Task 4:

Casting Shadows Cube Example-05
Casting Shadows Cube Example-04

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Rendering Summative Assignment

Using the sheet below, cast a shadow in the shadow direction and from the height of the light source.

The challenge here is to cast the shadow up the steps of the drawing.


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