Projections

These are just different views of a 3D shape. There’s three different types – front elevations, side elevations and plans.

These are big names for something quite simple. This diagram shows you what they mean.ElevationsYou might be asked to draw on graph paper the different projections…but this is easy. Just identify the correct way of looking at the shape, and then draw it in 2D.

So here’s what you would do for this shape:front, side, planYou might be given the projections and asked to draw the shape…don’t freak out. Just take each side and piece together the shape. You can do it!