TUTORIAL – BEGINNERS SKETCHUP

For a good start on SketchUp. The following tutorials are provided with written explanation by our experts.

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Basic Navigation

In this tutorial you will see basic navigation in SketchUp, very important to locate you in your models.

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Circle and Polygon

This tutorial shows how to make circles and polygons, it also shows how to change the number of segments to make them more attractive.

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Offset and Eraser

This tutorial shows how to use the offset and eraser tool (clear tool). The move tool is perfect for moving your walls on a plane.

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Push / Pull and Measure

Learn the operation is performed with the push / pull and measure tool, two of the tools that are used the mostly in SketchUp.

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Groups

Groups and the components are very important concepts in SketchUp, if not the most important. This tutorial demonstrates how to use SketchUp groups.

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Components

Components allow repeating objects and can be easily modified immediately, this tutorial explains how to save time in building your own library.

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3D Warehouse

Why reinvent the wheel when it already exists? 3D Warehouse is the largest collection of models in the world, you can download objects & insert them into your projects.

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Scaling

The scaling tool allows you to change the scale of an object, or in proportion as its height, width or depth.

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Follow me

This tutorial shows you how to work with the follow me tool. With this powerful tool you can make any kind of complicated shapes just in few clicks.

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Rotate (Rotation)

To rotate your objects you can use the move tool, but to do specific things you will need to use rotate tool.

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Camera & Scenes

How to position your objects, camera and create scenes? These tutorials will demonstrate you how to proceed with these elements.

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Style and Export images

Once your finished with the project you probably want to show it to your client image jpg, png, maybe you want to give a sketch effect. This is what you’ll observe in these tutorials.