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I am trying to draw something like this

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but with a more fancy object, instead of a square, say a bunny or a human (whose silhouette's contour points I exported from an image). I know I need to make my question as general as possible to benefit other users. So here is my question:

How could I make the silhouette cone, say red cone, tracing around the shape of the object, rather than in this case where they look quite flat. Some thing looks like this

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where the silhouette cones contains the objects and looks 3D.

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This probably needs PSTricks –  percusse Apr 21 '13 at 8:48
Transparency and some trace lines would be helpful. –  Toscho Apr 21 '13 at 10:37
Related: Drawing a 3D cone –  Qrrbrbirlbel May 4 '13 at 14:41
As it stands with no code and a very tricky looking problem this is 'too broad'. I suspect the best answer is 'use a different tool': LaTeX is really not the best for complex drawing tasks. –  Joseph Wright Aug 14 '13 at 6:13
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closed as too broad by Joseph Wright Aug 14 '13 at 6:12

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