Chapter 13. Isometric Drawing and Gradient Hatch Rendering

Chapter Objectives

Make isometric drawings to scale from 2D drawings.

Correctly use the following commands and settings:


SNAP-Style Iso

Use the <Ctrl>+E or <F5> key to change from one isoplane to another.

Use gradient hatch patterns to render isometric drawings.

Axonometric Drawing

The forms of axonometric drawing are isometric, dimetric, and trimetric, as shown in Figure 13-1. The trimetric form has the most pleasing appearance because each of the three axes uses a different scale. Dimetric uses the same scale on two axes, and isometric uses the same scale on all three axes. Isometric drawing is the axonometric drawing form covered in this book.

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