The previous chapter explored visual depth cues and techniques that reproduce them within a two-dimensional world such as Flash. These visual depth cues add dimension to a still image. Let’s review these visual cues. Figure 3.1 contains relative size, interposition, shadows, aerial perspective, and texture gradients. This collection of visual cues depicts depth to a certain degree. As the viewer, we can determine what is foreground, middle ground, and background. As a static image, the scene has gone as far as it can in portraying a three-dimensional world.
Movement further enhances ...