Filed in Maps and Cartography by Caitlin Dempsey on April 6, 2009
Brief overview of hillshading along with some discussion on hand hillshading and methods. Although the page is dated, it still provides some useful base information.
Examples and methodology for creating 3D illusions of terrain using hachure, point symbol and inclined contour techniques.
Comprehensive site devoted to the techniques of shaded relief maps.
Web site of Tom Patterson, from the United States Park Service which presents examples and articles on shaded relief techniques.