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Budding Sculptor at 56, chiefly interested in mold-making and casting, with particular interest in geometric abstraction, industrial technology, vis a vis solar power and re-chargable batteries that could power kinetic sculpture and illuminate LCD screens.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Editing Yesterday's Illustration

I don't know if this looks any better than the one I tried yesterday, but I tried putting the photograph import virtually 30 miles in the background and worked on making the foreground more believable in relation of cars in the parking lot. The background is no longer transparent as there is no way it could cast a shadow. I also made the shadows correspond to shadows seen in that import.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Siting Illustration

Here is a siting illustration where I have contrived a background that works with afternoon shadows.
This perhaps reveals how I've done it, importing a photograph onto a vertical plane that simulates the angle of the mountains. I did have to make the opacity of it 69% so that the photo would not cast a shadow onto the drawing.

Concave Sides on an Icosahedron

Last week's interest: an icosa with concave sides.

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