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Hey everyone,

I am trying to create a perspective grid in Illustrator 10 so that I can tilt my map at an angle instead of looking straight down on it. What is a good way of doing this?

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One way to use the warp tool. Select your object(s), then go Object > Envelope Distort > Make with Warp and play around the paramaters. Increasing the vertical distortion while leaving the horizontal distortion provides a large front with a receding back.

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You can do it old school, and draw a horizon line, set a vanishing point, and draw lines coming out of that point. Select all the lines, right-click and make them guides.

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Warp is the way to go.. unless you have too much time on your hands!
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