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Pro Expression Blend 4 by Andrew Troelsen

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Chapter 2. Vector Graphics and Object Resources

This chapter explores the various tools that Expression Blend provides to help you create interactive, vector-based graphics. You will begin by learning about the core drawing tools of the Blend IDE (Pen, Pencil, the Brushes editor, etc.). Along the way, you will also learn how to stylize the "pen" used to render the border of a geometric rendering, how to apply visual effects, and how to incorporate graphical data authored via Expression Design.

Next, you will explore various tools and techniques that allow you to work with graphical transformations and 3D graphics within the Blend IDE. At this time, you will quickly notice that WPF and Silverlight both support various degrees of 3D graphic processing, ...

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