IN THIS CHAPTER:

  • Learn about tromp l'oeil artwork and how form is rendered
  • Create 3D forms out of paper
  • Demonstrate a metamorphosis using stop-motion animation

When shapes achieve the third dimension of depth (real or perceived), they become forms. Light and shadow effects help to create the illusion. So can the way they are drawn, arranged or move through space. Many artists use a tromp l'oeil ("fool the eye") approach to make two-dimensional drawings appear to have three dimensions.

Never let fear and hard work shadow over your dream. Be persistent, courageous and faithful. Head down, charcoal up, and charge through obstacles like a mad rhino. —Fiona Tang

King of Panthera, Fiona Tang