Light and Shadow Basics Part 3

While parts 1 and 2 focused on the basic areas of light and shadow that can be found on an object, in part 3 I will look at some other things that you will want to keep in mind when drawing or painting light and shadow. Such as how colour effects reflected light and how…

Light and Shadow Basics Part 2

In this part I will continue what was said in part 1 by showing how shadows are effected by other objects that the main object may be beside or sitting on. This includes things such as cast shadows and reflected light that I mentioned in part 1. Using the same sphere that was used in…

Light and Shadow Basics Part 1

Using light and shadow in a drawing be it using traditional or digital methods can be challenging, but with a little bit of knowledge this can be made much easier. Below I will show you the basics that will help add an appearance of 3D to your drawings. We will be using the sphere above…