Manip Academy 3: Using shadows on reliefsSorry about the title, the original phrase was too large to fit on the title area. it was supposed to be "Using shadows to highlight reliefs"
Making shadows correctly is one of the most important things to give te sensation of depth and reliefs in your Works. Soft shadows can be more effective than most consistent and well-defined shadows. Look at the difference in these pictures.
But remember, when the source light is near the element, depending also on the intensity of the light, the shadows get more intense and marked. So, try Always to use that correctly. In this case, the source light is not Strong and also far from the sphere.
Otherwise, to highlight reliefs, you need to take care about the height of that, remember that the area wich will be opposite to the source light needs to be darker, and the farther the shadow is, lighter he gets, and the area closest to the element is darker too. This Picture shows the shadow of a little relief on a plain, look at the direct
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