Paraline Obliques: a matrix of viewpoints

Paraline Obliques: a matrix of viewpoints

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A Paraline Oblique is a paraline drawing of an oblique projection, having all lines and faces parallel to the picture plane drawn to exact scale, and all receding line perpendicular to the picture plane shown at any convenient angle other than 90°, sometimes at a reduced scale to offset the appearance of distortion.

There is a considerable number of variations when opting to represent a design though paraline obliques. Check this matrix of choices to help you to decide which viewpoints are best relative to the type of the object being depicted.

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