Drawing Shadows To Enhance Your Work!

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Drawing shadows is important to enhance your creation and make them look a little bit more realistic! We can't ignore the effect of light on objects and characters. But it's not always easy to reflect this reality in our drawings. 

Drawing shadows to enhance your work!

Shadows are complex and very different when produced by the sun, a light or when created by multiple light sources. 

If you have some interesting tips that you would like to share with others, then this is the place to do it.

Do you know a technique for drawing shadows that are more realistic? Do you know how to create shadows with colors? Whatever technique you might use, please take a minute to share it with us!

Just fill out the form below and read the following recommendations to make sure that your tutorial will be approved:

  • Please make sure that your submission is relevant to this category. Otherwise, you might want to submit your tips in another section.
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  • You can submit multiple images. 
  • Just make sure that you provide something that will be of interest to others.
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Thank you for sharing your knowledge and don't be afraid to show your page to your friends!

Please note that all tutorials submitted by you or by other artists are available below the submission form.

These submissions are now available for reading purposes only. Thanks for all your great work!

These are the tutorials that others have submitted

Click below to see contributions from other visitors about drawing shadows:

Shadows on the floor 
What I tend to do when I draw shadows on the ground is draw the outline of the object on a slant behind it.I try to make it like the actual object you …


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