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Old 01-26-2005, 09:19 AM
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Help needed....drop shadow

How would I make a drop shadow for a piece of furniture on a white background?

thanks so much in advance.
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Old 01-26-2005, 09:28 AM
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drop shadow

This is by far the easiest tutorial on creating a drop shadow that I've ever seen. It can easily be applied to your need as for the text he mentions in the tute.

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Old 01-26-2005, 09:57 AM
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Trimoons example is very good and you have the benefit of a visual aid, you cant really make the process any easier, he has done a terrific job.
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Old 01-26-2005, 12:34 PM
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Great link, Janet!!!!

Thanks for sharing!!!!
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Old 01-26-2005, 04:38 PM
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For something like that, I would use a 3d program.
Unless the piece is complicated, shouldn't take too long to model and camera match.
Then the matte/shadow planes.
Toss in some lights and/or do an occlusion pass.
But that's me.
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