Whether you’re reading a tech book (this is a tech book) or an engaging work of fiction like a detective novel, a good author will bait you for the first few chapters and then—BANG!—you’re off and running on a high-speed adventure by Chapter 3. In short, this departure from a standard teaching method is called “learning by doing.”
Even if you’re an intermediate-level user, you have to admit that the drawing in Figure 3-1 is pretty rich in detail and perspective.
FIGURE 3-1 By following through this chapter, you’ll have a ball.
This chapter shows you step by step, process by process, how to reproduce this scene, and along ...