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SketchUp Intro | Training Course

Learn how to bring your drawings to life with the easy-to-use 3D modelling software.
Perfect for designers, architects, engineers and more to sketch using precision.

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SketchUp Intro | Training Course

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What will I learn?

  • Understand the interface
  • Drawing and editing tools
  • Create a model from pictures/DWG files
  • Using models for 3D warehouse
  • Rendering and animation
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free helpdesk support for 28 days
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Getting started with SketchUP
• Interface
• Setting up your workspace
• Project units
• Selecting a template

Navigation
• Zoom
• Pan
• Orbit
• Zoom extends
• Standard views
• View styles (shaded with edges, wireframe, x-ray, etc)
• Perspective and parallel projection
• Using the position camera tool
• Creating a scene
• Adding section planes

Drawing, erase and selection tools
• Using lines, circles, polygons tools
• Using the arc (arc, 2 points arc, 3points arc and pie) tool
• Using the freehand tool
• Selection tool and methods
• Using the erase tool to erase, smooth and hide

Editing tools
• Manipulating objects with move rotate and scale
• Using the move and rotate tool to copy and array
• Mirroring an object using the scale tool
• Stickiness behaviour
• Creating groups and components
• Push -pull, follow-me and offset tools
• Constraining object movement

Creating a model from a picture
• Inserting and using a picture as a reference
• Scaling the picture accurately
• Tracing over it and generating a 3d model

Creating a model from a DWG file
• Inserting and using a dwg file
• Using the vectors of the dwg file as a reference



Working and using models for 3D warehouse
• Accessing the 3dwarehouse
• Creating an account
• Fixing faulty models
• Placing a model in your scene
• Removing unused models from your file

Construction
• Using tape measure
• Dimensions
• Protractor
• Text

Organisation
• Layers - what they do and how to use them
• Making groups and components - what they do and how to use them
• Scenes - creating, modifying and updating
• Outliner

Texturing
• Applying materials
• Making new materials
• Adjusting material mapping on faces
• Editing material

Rendering and animation
• Applying styles
• Exporting 2d graphics
• Making animations from scenes
• Scenes - transitions and delays
• Export settings - frame sizes
• Frame rates

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