To make your sketch pop out from the background, it’s essential to add a Cast shadow.
The “cast shadow” projects the shadow of an object on a surface (basically the ground surface).
I basically use 2 methods at drawing the cast shadow:
- the Parallel source of light (Example: The sun)
- the Diverging source of light (Example: A torch light)
Today let’s see first the most simple one, the cast shadow with the Parallel source light.
Follow the tutorial step-by-step, and you will realise how easy it is!
The cast shado will give more depth to your sketches. And as you will see, in Product design sketching, we will use hatching to draw them. It allows you to draw with efficiency.
Your aim is not about drawing a realistic drawing. But a sketch for anyone to undestand fast and clearly.
See you for the next tip of the day about the:
How to draw a Cast shadow using the DIVERGING source of light.
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