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  Creating Photorealistic Icons for Mac OS X
Subject:   About of shadows...
Date:   2007-03-29 23:42:52
From:   Macnewbie
There's something that i don't understand completely, the author says : "What Apple recommends is that the position of your lighting (the imaginary light souce striking your object) be up and to the left of the object(s) in the icon", but apple in its HIG, in the icons's section says : "All Aqua interface elements have a common light source from directly above, not from the upper-left corner as in Mac OS 9 and earlier". Then, where the light source is coming from ?, from upper-left corner or from above of the object(s) ?. Can someone to clarify this one for me, please ?. Thanks in advance.