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Quick Tip: Make Shadows with a Cookie

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A small light shining through leaf shaped cutouts cast shadows on the background.

Quick Tip: Make Shadows with a Cookie

Cut shapes out of a large piece of foamcore or cardboard. Paint it black. Shine a small light through the holes. Interesting shadows will be created on the background. The cutouts are called cookies short for cuculoris.

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A small light shining through leaf shaped cutouts cast shadows on the background.

Quick Tip: Make Shadows with a Cookie

Cut shapes out of a large piece of foamcore or cardboard. Paint it black. Shine a small light through the holes. Interesting shadows will be created on the background. The cutouts are called cookies short for cuculoris.

Read More

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