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SketchUp Essentials


This course teaches designers to the essentials of SketchUp. Students will learn the interface, basic modeling skills and how to create, edit and manipulate forms. Students will also learn how to apply materials and export animations and images.
Best for:

Designers looking to introduce precision 3D modelling and drafting into their workflow.

Difficulty:
Duration:
2.5 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will be able to draw, modify and model forms for 3D modelling using SketchUp software.
  2. Participants will be able to model conceptual masses representing architectural form using SketchUp software.
  3. Participants will be able to model basic building elements and add variation using SketchUp software.
  4. Participants will be able to apply materials, edit graphic styles and create animations of your project using SketchUp software.

Course Modules



A quick introduction into the SketchUp interface.
  • 01 | Introduction
  • 02 | Interface
  • 03 | Navigation
  • 04 | Walking Around
Learn how to organise and change the display of your model.
  • 01 | Scenes
  • 02 | Trays
  • 03 | Styles
  • 04 | Camera Types
  • 05 | Shadows
  • 06 | Layers
Learn the basics of modelling geometry in SketchUp.
  • 01 | Reference Drawings
  • 02 | Setup
  • 03 | Floors
  • 04 | Floor Set Down
  • 05 | Grouping Elements
  • 06 | Extending the Floor
  • 07 | Exterior Wall
  • 08 | Interior Skin
  • 09 | Internal Walls
Learn how to model basic building elements and add variation.
  • 01 | Ceiling Grid
  • 02 | Adding Variation
  • 03 | Sliding Door
  • 04 | Window Openings
  • 05 | Components
  • 06 | Roof Surfaces
  • 07 | Roof Solids
  • 08 | Attaching Walls to the Roof
Learn how to apply materials, edit graphic styles and create animations of your project.
  • 01 | Materials
  • 02 | Graphic Style
  • 03 | Exporting
  • 04 | Section Planes
  • 05 | Animation
  • 06 | Conclusion

Skills and Careers




2D/3D Modelling


Animation


Digital Modelling


Architectural Design

These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

2D/3D Animator, 3D Modeller, Animation Professional, Architect, Architectural Assistant, Design Technology Manager (Architecture Design Firms), Designer

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Our members report on average they save 4.4 hours a week per person on design after taking our training. We also provide time-saving plugins to eliminate manual work.



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Our ArchiStar expert team and massive ArchiStar community are here to support you. We answer any question you have within 24 hours (normally a lot faster).





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