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In this sample chapter from Engineering Graphics with AutoCAD 2020, author Bethune presents the fundamentals of freehand sketching as applied to technical situations. It includes both two-dimensional and three-dimensional sketching. Like any skill, freehand sketching is best learned by lots of practice.

4-13 Working in Different Orientations

It is important for a designer to be able to sketch an object in different orientations in order to present a clear representation of all of the design’s different facets.

Figure 4-29 shows three different objects sketched in three different orientations. Each sketch used an isometric format. Proportions for each object were determined by using the dot grid background.

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