SketchUp Training

SketchUp Training

SketchUp Training

Course Information: Online Sketchup Training

    Duration: 20 Hours


This course is designed for architects, landscape architects, designers, interior designers, contractors interested in mastering SketchUp. Anyone who takes this course will take away excellent organization and problem-solving strategies for SketchUp. The techniques presented will help designers create more engaging and accurate 3D models that are easily shared across several platforms.

Course Outline

1. Starting with Trimble SketchUp
  • Introducing Trimble SketchUp Interface and Toolbars
  • Drawing Different Types of 3D Geometrical Shapes
2. Editing the 3D geometry
  • Modifying, Measuring, Rotating, Scaling, and Moving Geometry
  • Creating and Placing Section Slices to View and Work on Model Interiors
  • Softening and Smoothening Edges
3. Textures and Components
  • Creating and Adding Textures like Brick, Wood, Shingles, and Glass to Models
  • Adding Pre-made Components like Trees, Cars, Doors, and Windows, and People to Models, and Creating New Components
4. Additional Tools
  • Casting Real-Time Shadows for any Location on Earth
  • Simulating Movie Camera Placements
  • Performing and Exporting Walk-through
  • Creating Presentation Tours
  • Using Organic Modeling (Sandbox Tools)
  • Importing 2D Images( JPEG, PNG, TIFF, TGA, BMP, and PSD)
  • Importing 3D Models and Information (SKP, Google Earth Terrain, 3DS, DEM, DDF, DWG, DXF, etc)
  • Exporting 3D Models to Different Formats(3DS, DWG, DXF, FBX, OBJ, XSI, etc)
  • Exporting 2D Images(PDF, EPS, EPX, DXF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, and BMP)
5. Plug-ins and extensions
  • Setting Render Options and Creating Renders Using Enscape for SketchUp
  • Creating Different Types of Lights Using Enscape Objects
  • Setting Render Options
  • Creating Renders Using Enscape for SketchUp