Shading a Circle Using Compass

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“A circle may be shaded by shifting the center on a 45-degree line toward the lower right hand corner... by keeping the needle in the center after drawing the circle and springing the compass out and gradually pressing with the middle finger in the position as shown.” —French, 1911


French, Thomas E A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1911)


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