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Three Effective Uses of Shadows

Shadows are a subtle aspect of design. They can be overlooked or overused, both of which can be avoided with some basic knowledge.

Unfortunately it’s hard to find simple real world examples all in one spot. So we put together a short tutorial on shadows in three different real world contexts. These examples show how shadows can both improve the form and function of a design.


To start learning just click below (you don’t even need an Easel account).

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If you’re interested in learning more about design, you might try our tutorial on typography.