Plotting Cast Shadows in Your Drawing Successfully

Plotting cast shadows can make or break your drawing. It might not jump right out at you but your brain realizes that something is off. It’s very much like if your perspective is off in your drawing.

Why? Because plotting cast shadows IS perspective. That’s how it works.

The reason why you can’t just slap a shadow down behind an object and have it look right is because shadows don’t just fall at random locations. Shadows are not haphazard. They have to follow the same rules of perspective just like the rest of the…

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Myra Naito

Myra Naito

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Freelance copywriter who is passionate about art and fitness. Check out my art blog at mnatiodesigns.com/blog/ or follow me @mnaito_fineart .