Illustrator CS5: How to Assemble an Isometric Projection


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Assembling an isometric projection

Ultimately, the topic of this chapter is this tool right here, it's new to Illustrator CS5, and it's called the Perspective Grid tool. And it does quite a good job of simplifying the process of creating a perspective drawing. It allows you to draw simple shapes in perspective; you can drag objects into a perspective grid as well. But before we go there, I want you to have a sense of what it means to create a perspective drawing. So we're going to start off with the kind of primmer, and specifically in this exercise I'm going to compare two different ways of rendering a 3D object.

One is an Isometric Projection and the other is a Perspective Projection. So I've got open this document called Technical illustration.ai and we're seeing here a handful of elevations. That's what these are called, which are various front on views of this object that we're trying to create. And perhaps the best elevation, the most representative is the Side view right here. So imagi...

Assembling an isometric projection
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Assembling an isometric projection provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

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