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I am a beginner when using Adobe Illustrator so I have been searching the web for answers and tips. I came across this thread about Isometric design using a grid and someone mentioned something about using an isometric segmented grid. How would I set up a segmented grid?

  • @joojaa explains the grid creation HERE which he also links to in the question you linked to. Simply follow the link. – Scott Oct 17 '19 at 21:37
  • I read that post too. But he doesn't explain how to create a segmented grid. I have been trying to use the stroke panel and adjust dashes and gaps to make the segments align, no luck so far. Ill keep trying – Ision Industries Oct 17 '19 at 23:53
  • @IsionIndustries are you talking about what I used in this answer? – WELZ Oct 18 '19 at 0:17
  • I have just drawn one square then copied that. – joojaa Oct 18 '19 at 3:48
  • @joojaa, it sounds like the OP is struggling with the "Make vertical lines and rotate the field 2 times with 120 degree offset" part. Maybe you could make a gif of that? I might do it later if I have the time. – Wolff Oct 18 '19 at 6:04
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For those who are still wondering, here's an Isometric Grid Template I made with the grid overlaying an artwork layer.

sample image

You are free to download and use as desired.


I made a bunch of triangles laid out, then applied a thin dashed stroke at a lower opacity on a locked layer above the artwork.

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