Isometric projection

A projection which avoids any foreshortening. The height, width and depth of the object being drawn is then 120 degrees. Isometric distortion often provides a sense of distortion which increases with the scale of the object being drawn.

Isometric projection is also categoriesed as an axonometric projection. The word “isometric” itself comes from the Greek for “equal measure”.

The type of projection is used in engineering drawings, in so-called pixel art and in fine art (e.g. M. C. Escher made use of it)

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