SketchUp, Getting started: Basic exercises
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SketchUp, Getting started: Basic exercises

Learn the fundamentals!
3.9 (6 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
25 students enrolled
Created by Arthur Cisneros
Last updated 5/2019
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Basics for SketchUp.
  • Fundamentals and concepts for modeling in SketchUp
  • Line work, surface creation and methods, scene setup and image export.
Requirements
  • Hardware: Working Windows PC, 3 button mouse with scroll wheel, keyboard. Software: SketchUp 2018-19.
  • To follow along you can download SketchUp Make 2017 for free, see preview lectures.
  • Come with an open and ready to-go mindset!
Description

This course is for beginners and those interested in SketchUp.

SketchUp is a computer-aided design program best known for ease of use and short learning curve. Architects, Interior designers, engineers and many other professionals and the DIYer can get up to speed in generating 3D items and presentations fast.

Using a simple walk through exercise we will cover the following to learn the basics...

  • Downloading SketchUp for FREE / Selecting which SketchUp license to purchase

  • Selecting a start-up template

  • Identifying the different parts of the user interface and tools

  • Drawing lines and 2D shapes to scale

  • SketchUp Inferencing

  • Working with SketchUp groups

  • Creating 3D shapes

  • Adding dimensions within Sketchup

  • Setting scenes (cameras) for export

  • Adding and adjusting shadows

  • Using SketchUp Styles

  • Exporting images from our model

  • Printing to scale with SketchUp Layout

We go from start to finish. Learning the basics for SketchUp is easy!

Get good fast, following the course exercises!

Who this course is for:
  • Architecture, Interior, landscape designers and college students. New SketchUp users.
  • DIY designers and tradesman.
  • General: Beginner 3D modeling
  • People curious about design and 3D.
Course content
Expand 19 lectures 01:20:00
+ Introduction
19 lectures 01:20:00
Shapes Part 2
01:51
Shapes Part 3
05:14
Creating 3D Geometry
08:26
Preparation for Exporting
07:11
Export Image or Image Set
01:18
Exporting & Printing to Layout
02:11

See resources for teapot image download.

Advanced modeling: Teapot Model
01:15
P2. Line Work
06:30
P3. Handle
12:40
P4. Spout
07:14
P4. Spout Continued...
09:57
Bonus Lecture: Learn together!
00:23