Learn The Required Skills To Build Models Using SketchUp
PC or Mac
This SketchUp training course teaches you how to use this 3D modeling program designed for architects, engineers, designers. SketchUp comes in two versions, a free and paid version. This tutorial can be used with either version, and is designed for the absolute beginner. No prior experience with 3D modeling programs, or SketchUp specifically, is required.
You will start by exploring the user interface for SketchUp, getting familiar and comfortable with navigating and where the tools are located. The course utilizes many Ruby scripts, which are provided in the working files, and he will show you how to install and use the scripts throughout the course. Some of the functions that you will be taught throughout this tutorial include; working with lines and shapes, how to make faces and surfaces, drawing edges, scaling your models, working with layers and using the architectural tools. You will also learn how to style your work, use color and texture on your models, create walkthrough animations and finally, how to export your work to share and present it.
By the completion of this computer based video course for SketchUp, you will be comfortable using the tools within the software to create and share 3D models. This video tutorial includes working files, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.
Who this course is for:
Designers, Modellers, CAD Designers, Animators
19 sections • 109 lectures • 7h 26m total length
0201 Installing Keyboard Shortcuts
0202 Preferences, Templates, And Model Info
0301 Loading And Using Extensions
0302 Finding And Loading Ruby Scripts Manually
0303 Tips For Organizing Scripts And Turning Them Into Extensions
0401 Basic Navigation With A Mouse Or Tablet
0402 Parallel Projection, Perspective, And Two-Point Perspective
0403 The Many Faces Of Zoom
0404 Video Game Controls For First-Person Navigation
Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.
The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.