The two main types of views (or “projections”) used in drawings are:
Pictorial views show a 3-D view of how something should look when completed. There are three types of pictorial views:
A perspective view presents a building or an object just as it would look to you. A perspective view has a vanishing point; that is, lines that move away from you come together in the distance. For example, in Figure 1, we see a road and line of telephone poles. Even though the poles get smaller in their actual measurement, we recognize them as being the same size but more distant.