Basic Shapes, Continued
Cubes are squares with equal height, width, and depth dimensions.
Perspective or viewpoint alters the perceived dimensions of the cube.
Varying the dimensions of the cube creates rectangles. Shading and texture
modify the basic shape of the cube and more clearly defines objects.
Figure 3-10 shows the dimensions of a cube.
Figure 3-11 shows a modified basic cube shape with shading and texture.
Figure 3-11.A modified cube with shading
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