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September 2016

IMSI/Design introduces DesignCAD 3D MAX 2016 with sketchup file import feature

IMSI/Design introduces DesignCAD 3D MAX 2016 with sketchup file import feature

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

IMSI/Design, the leading developer of TurboCAD, just launched DesignCAD 3D MAX 2016 with advanced features to deal with blocks, images, and symbols in an efficient manner.

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August 2016

LSS Arch Lite for Sketchup

LSS Arch Lite for Sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

Kirill B has developed LSS Arch Lite. This commercial sketchup extension supports only sketchup 2016. This extension is a modified version of LSS Arch.

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July 2016

MSPhysics for sketchup

MSPhysics for sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

Anton Synytsia has developed MSPhysics for sketchup. This sketchup extension supports SketchUp 6, SketchUp 7, SketchUp 8, SketchUp 2013, SketchUp 2014, SketchUp 2015, SketchUp 2016.

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How to design a modern steel gate with sketchup make 2016

How to design a modern steel gate with sketchup make 2016

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

In this sketchup video tutorial you will be familiar with some useful sketchup tips to design a modern steel gate in sketchup 2016. To complete the model efficiently, various sketchup plugins are used.

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June 2016

Ropefall for Sketchup – A newest sketchup extension

Ropefall for Sketchup – A newest sketchup extension

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

Balazs Torma develops Ropefall for sketchup. The plugin supports SketchUp 2015 and SketchUp 2016. This sketchup plugin is used to develop and design the model of realistic ropes, cables, wires with physics simulation instantly.

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Window+ – A useful sketchup extension

Window+ - A powerful sketchup extension to add windows to the building models

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

Window+ is specifically designed for building designers to facilitate them to easily produce and edit good-looking and symmetrical rectangular windows.

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MeshWrapper Tool – A useful sketchup extension for mesh modeling

MeshWrapper Tool – A useful sketchup extension for mesh modeling

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

Cadman introduces MeshWrapper Tool for sketchup. This sketchup extension contains a slew of tools to generate an outer shell all over 3d geometry.

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May 2016

2016 GLASER STX for Sketchup

2016 GLASER STX for Sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

This sketchup extension facilitates the users to generate smooth sections with specific depth as well as discriminate amid noticeabe, cut and hidden elements and demonstrates them in the preview with dissimilar colors.

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Download various energy analysis plugins for sketchup

Download various energy analysis plugins for sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey - Editor-in-chief

There are various sketchup energy analysis plugins which can be used to produce improved sustainable designs as well as analyze model in an efficient manner.

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December 2015

CL3VER Releases CL3VER 3.3

CL3VER Releases CL3VER 3.3

Author : CL3VER

CL3VER announces that the 3.3 platform release is now available for all users. Major updates included in this release include significant quality enhancements when viewing CL3VER projects on mobile devices.

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November 2015

CL3VER unveils pro VR Authoring solution for AEC at AU 2015

CL3VER unveils pro VR Authoring solution for AEC at AU 2015

Author : Luca Vidotto

CL3VER 3.3 will offer enhanced publishing capabilities through a new desktop app, as well as support for VR and an improved production workflow.

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How to generate walls efficiently with Dibac for Sketchup

How to generate walls efficiently with Dibac for Sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey

Robson Jacobsen presents a useful sketchup video that highlights how to generate walls effortlessly with 2015 Dibac for sketchup.

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August 2015

Online presentation of Brighter 3D Sketchup 2015 Rendering Software

Online presentation of Brighter 3D Sketchup 2015 Rendering Software

Author : Rajib Dey

Watch the online demonstration of Brighter 3DSketchup 2015 rendering software. Brighter3D can produce naturalistic renders from any sketchup scenes effortlessly by integrating exclusive noiseless rendering technology.

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VFX Direct Digital Media Agency will perform as the certified sketchup content developer to generate and distribute 3d models through 3d warehouse

VFX Direct Digital Media Agency will perform as the certified sketchup content developer to generate and distribute 3d models through 3d warehouse

Author : Rajib Dey

VFX Direct, LLC, receipient of various adwards as well as creative agency that offers new media solutions, just declared that it will perform as the new 3D Content Developer for SketchUp.

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March 2015

Morphing or Forming Competition

Morphological Visualization Track- CAD|CAM- Cairo - Egypt “Morphing or Forming Competition”

Author : German University in Cairo

Morphological Visualization Track introduces a non-conventional process of spatial studies. Students are required to study a visual experience in space through a complete yet simple video production process.

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CL3VER announces new pricing at AIA Convention 2015

CL3VER announces new pricing at AIA Convention 2015

Author : Luca Vidotto

CL3VER, cloud based platform for interactive 3d presentations for AEC, announces new pricing starting at $ 50 per month. CL3VER will be exhibiting at AIA Atlanta 14-16 May 2015 at the Software and Technology pavilion.

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7 tips when starting 3D Printing

7 tips when starting 3D Printing

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

Our tech club at middle school of late had a chance of receiving a new 3D Printer donated by someone...

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Autodesk and Microsoft collaborate to improve the future of Digital and Physical 3D Production

Autodesk and Microsoft collaborate to improve the future of Digital and Physical 3D Productiong

Author : Rajib Dey

In order to progress the future of digital and physical production, Autodesk has tied a knot with Microsoft Corp.

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February 2015

CL3VER Releases CL3VER 3.0

CL3VER Releases CL3VER 3.0

Author : Luca Vidotto

CL3VER, the cloud based platform for interactive 3D presentations, releases CL3VER 3.0, the new generation of the platform dedicated to engineers, architects, and other design professionals.

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Substance Painter for Sensible Texture

Substance Painter for Sensible Texture

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

Substance Painter is a ground-breaking new product that takes a lot of the busy task out of creating sensible textures and the new aptitude to paint with particles offers something that is unique.

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January 2015

5 of the best free tools for designers

5 of the best free tools for designers

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

It does not need a wide span to invent that the value of free tools for designers are really few and hard to find out. designerhacks has recently presented an engaging article which says about the opportunity.

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5 sketchup plug-inns

5 sketchup plug-inns

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

Sketchup plug-in can produce a world of distinction, once you’re modeling creator. Finding the right ones can take lots of some time.

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Real 2015 – An exclusive event on sensor technologies organized by Autodesk

Real 2015 – An exclusive event on sensor technologies organized by Autodesk

Author : Rajib Dey

3D sensors are becoming significant part of today’s 3d modeling industries. One can use the sensor technology through a 3d laser scanner and economical software to produce a 3d model of existing objects.

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CL3VER announces CL3VER 3.0

CL3VER announces CL3VER 3.0

Author : Luca Vidotto

Automatic real-time lightmap technology makes CL3VER 3.0 a game changer for 3D visualization and Project Storytelling.

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December 2014

Skalp sections and patterns for Sketchup

Skalp sections and patterns for Sketchup

Author : skalp4sketchup.com

Skalp has been designed and built as an easy to use yet powerful Live Section Tool. It represents the key missing features needed to realize a long standing dream: Create stunning construction documents inside SketchUp.

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Live and Online Sketchup training

Live and Online Sketchup training

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

Good opportunities never repeat. Live and online SketchUp training is one of such opportunities that help the budding designers to learn more about SketchUp.

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November 2014

Perform the renderings of the SketchUp 8, SketchUp Make & SketchUp 2013 models with Renditioner Pro V3

Perform the renderings of the SketchUp 8, SketchUp Make & SketchUp 2013 models with Renditioner Pro V3

Author : Rajib Dey

IMSI Design releases Renditioner Pro V3, the most updated version of Renditioner that contains some advanced features and superior print quality.

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What are the best things to do with Sketchup

What are the best things to do with Sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey

Apply keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are very useful to save significant time while creating complex models with sketchup.

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Some useful sketchup tips on sketchup sandbox tools

Some useful sketchup tips on sketchup sandbox tools

Author : Rajib Dey

SketchUp sandbox conception denotes a surface that is created and controlled through sandbox tools.

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Trimble SketchUp for Digital Fabrication and Prototyping

An exclusive course for sketchup users’ alias “Trimble SketchUp for Digital Fabrication and Prototyping”

Author : Rajib Dey

Participate with an exclusive course on Trimble sketchup alias Trimble SketchUp for Digital Fabrication and Prototyping.

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October 2014

AXYZ design and Chaos Group Join Forces to Bring High-Quality 3D Characters to SketchUp and Rhino

AXYZ design and Chaos Group Join Forces to Bring High-Quality 3D Characters to SketchUp and Rhino

Author : Jaime Parga

Leading provider of 3D character models, AXYZ design, announced today the integration of their libraries with Chaos Group’s V-Ray for SketchUp and Rhino.

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Design, Bill of Material and Shop Drawing With SketchUp

Design, Bill of Material and Shop Drawing With SketchUp

Author : Warunyoo Songkran

Design, Bill of material and shop drawing with SketchUp – an amazing video, complied by Warunyoo Songkran.

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August 2014

Computer Assisted Design (CAD) programme for the 3D Printing

Computer Assisted Design (CAD) programme for the 3D Printing

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

The computer aided designs (CAD) software programme enables a designer to shape their models. One of the best among is TinkerCAD. This is probably most easy and powerful programme.

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3D Pen – a newest technology ahead

3D Pen – a newest technology ahead

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

The newest technology in the world of 3D modeling is 3D pen. With the world's latest affordable 3D-printing technology, 3D pens, a designer can make solid drawings...

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SketchUp - New visualizer 1.1

SketchUp - New visualizer 1.1

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

The visualizer is an awesome tool for creation of clear, realistic images rapidly for communication with clients, contractors, and colleagues.

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Create a compelling design of your bathroom with Sketchup

Create a compelling design of your bathroom with Sketchup

Author : Debamoy Ghosh

Before any designer starts the ultimate process to make a bathroom using the 3D design software, all they need to have a solid plan. However, SketchUp is the best software that can do this work.

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August 2014

SoftByte Labs, Inc has released a new version of Raylectron alias version 4.xx, much faster and easier to use.

Europe, US look to bring 3D printer in school for children

Once it was the personal computer which brought wonder to the classes of the school. But now the time has changed.

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July 2014

SoftByte Labs, Inc has released a new version of Raylectron alias version 4.xx, much faster and easier to use.

New Release of Raylectron version 4

SoftByte Labs, Inc has released a new version of Raylectron alias version 4.xx, much faster and easier to use.

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SketchUp Class in Rockport, September 8-12, 2014

SketchUp Class in Rockport, September 8-12, 2014

Centre for furniture Craftsmanship, situated in United State’s Rockport is going to organize special SketchUp class for woodworkers’.

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June 2014

How to download and set up Sketchup

How to download and set up Sketchup

Learn the process to download and set up sketchup in your computer system. The process is totally free and the users will be able to download the functional version of sketchup.

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Trimble launched two New Concept Applications alias Sketchup Scan

Trimble launched two New Concept Applications alias Sketchup Scan and Trimble Through The Wall for Google's Project Tango Program

Trimble just introduced two concept applications well matched with the most updated tablet platform of Google's Project Tango program.

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Sketchup mobile viewer

Sketchup mobile viewer

Sketchup mobile viewer is the most updated onsite presentation tool for sketchup users. It is compatible with the iOS and Android tablets.

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April 2014

3D Drawing with SketchUp

3D Drawing with SketchUp

SketchUp Make from Trimble is your answer. SketchUp is a software program that allows you to draw and design in 3D. Your students will benefit from an opportunity to explore, create and express themselves in a visual way and effectively convey what they are thinking.

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Visualizer for SketchUp can generate photorealistic virtual image with a single click

Visualizer for SketchUp can generate photorealistic virtual image with a single click

Imagination Technologies has just launched Visualizer for SketchUp. This latest sketchup program facilitates the users to snap real time virtual photos of their 3D designs in SketchUp(R) with a single click.

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VUE 2014.5 brings more light to your digital nature

VUE 2014.5 brings more light to your digital nature

e-on software, just launched VUE 2014.5 xStream and Infinite for commercial application. This latest version VUE software will be useful for making natural 3D surroundings as well as performing animation & rendering.

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March 2014

Debugging SketchUp Extensions Now Easier

Debugging SketchUp Extensions Now Easier

Debugging is now no more a trouble for SketchUp Ruby extension developers. With a Ruby Debugger for SketchUp 2014, debugging has got easier.

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SketchUp Free and Pro version (2013 & 2014) Released

SketchUp Free and Pro version (2013 & 2014) Released

SketchUp Free and Pro version (2013 and 2014) is a collection of Video Graphics authored by Jean-Luc Clauss. This training video is highly useful as it helps in mastering drawing and communication with SketchUp 3D 2013 and 2014.

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SketchUp 2014 includes several BIM processes

SketchUp 2014 includes several BIM processes

In sketchup 2014, there exists an add-on tool alias LayOut which is compatible with a BIM (building information modeling) program. Besides, Sketchup 2014 contains the classifier tool and IFC export capabilities.

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February 2014

Modeling with SketchUp for 3D Printing Book Now Available

Modeling with SketchUp for 3D Printing Book Now Available

Modeling with SketchUp for 3D Printing written by Bonnie Roskes is now available for all SketchUp enthusiasts. The book consists of step-by-step projects that show how to design and print various different models that can be then created in any 3D printer.

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January 2014

GKWare Door Maker plugin for Sketchup

GKWare Door Maker plugin for Sketchup

Gary Kernan, having huge experience over 15 years for creating cabinet and curved staircase building, has developed Door Maker plugin for sketchup.

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Axis introduces interactive camera visualization tool for sketchup 3D CAD software

Axis introduces interactive camera visualization tool for sketchup 3D CAD software

With the Axis Camera Extension for the Sketchup 3D CAD software, system designers can conveniently select Axis Network Cameras and insert them into 3D models of buildings.

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Autodesk launches Cloud-Supported 3D Character Generator

Autodesk launches Cloud-Supported 3D Character Generator

Autodesk adds a new wing to its cloud based application by introducing Character Generator. It is a user-friendly web-based application that facilitates the users to produce customized, improvised and animatable 3D characters virtually.

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December 2013

Mixamo introduced Fuse, the latest Universal 3D Character Creator For Steam

Mixamo introduced Fuse, the latest Universal 3D Character Creator For Steam

Maximo, the leading solution provider in 3D character animation, just released Fuse. It is a collective expandable character originator that makes a sea change in 3D modeling and texturing.

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SketchUp Rendering Using V-Ray - An online course by Brian Bradley

SketchUp Rendering Using V-Ray - An online course by Brian Bradley

Brian Bradley has presented this useful online course focusing on how to render with sketchup and v-ray. Be familiar with generating pragmatic 3D architectural drawings with V-Ray.

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An exclusive demonstration on The SketchUp to iClone Pipeline will be provided in the sixth annual Machinima Expo

An exclusive demonstration on "The SketchUp to iClone Pipeline” will be provided in the sixth annual Machinima Expo

The sixth annual Machinima Expo will take place this Sunday, November 17th, from 10am to 4pm (PST). The event will happen on online and it is free for all.

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October 2013

Sefaira introduces first real-time energy analysis software for building design

Sefaira introduces first real-time energy analysis software for building design

Sefaira, the leader in software for high performance building design, today announced Sefaira for SketchUp, a SketchUp plugin that provides architects with real-time energy analysis without leaving their native design environment.

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E-on Software Press Release - November 06, 2013

E-on Software Press Release - November 06, 2013

I'm excited to announce the immediate avalability of Vue 2014 xStream and Infinite, the latest and greatest generation of Vue products for CG Professionals. With physically accurate sunlight and photometric lighting

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Augment Reality and Sketchup

Augment Reality and Sketchup

Augmented Reality is the latest technology that combines real world with digital world in real time. In this system a 3D model is superimposed on a video feed for producing illusion to ensure that the model is a material object in the real world.

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September 2013

Transform your rendering & visualization capability to the next level with Paradise Sandbox for sketchup

Transform your rendering & visualization capability to the next level with Paradise Sandbox for sketchup

Paradise Sandbox is an ideal tool developed by Paradise Studios for professional architects and hobbyist 3d artists that can generate realtime visualization and transform any scene with spectacular

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The introduction of BIMobject App for SketchUp

The introduction of BIMobject App for SketchUp

BIMobject® just introduced the cloud integration App compatible with Trimble SketchUp. It is compatible with SketchUp 7, SketchUp 8, SketchUp 2013.

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E-on software unveiled LumenRT 4.3 for sketchup

E-on software unveiled LumenRT 4.3 for sketchup

E-on software, has just introduced LumenRT 4.3. The registered users of LumenRT 4 can make a free upgarede to this trial version. LumenRT 4.3 consists of a new content library having 80 latest real-time optimized plants.

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August 2013

Generate a high quality rendering with your sketchup model by Raylectron version 3.02

Generate a high quality rendering with your sketchup model by Raylectron version 3.02

SoftByte Labs, Inc recently launched Raylectron version 3.02, a most important improvement to their Raylectron suite. Raylectron v3.02 can smoothly and efficiently render 3D models created with Sketchup

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How to create an Attribute Report with sketchup

How to create an Attribute Report with sketchup

It can only be performed with Sketchup Pro version. An Attribute Report denotes a comma separated or html file involving all the attributes and value in a model or in a selection. An attribute report

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Review of Sketchup-ur-space

Review of Sketchup-ur-space

Most of us are aware of SketchUp, a 3D design tool from search engine giant Google. Using this tool, Sketch up Space (SuS) has been created which has offer readers news, features, reviews

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July 2013

SketchUp Exporter

SketchUp Exporter

Big news for our SketchUp users: thanks to Alex Schreyer, we now have a plugin to export 3D models directly form SketchUp to Sketchfab. The plugin adds a menu item “Upload to Sketchfab”

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Quirky, making invention accessible with Sketchfab

Quirky, making invention accessible with Sketchfab

Sketchfab is very happy to announce that we our now integrated with our friends over at Quirky! Beginning today, users will be able to browse some of their very best inventions (like

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Brightman Tal a new company from by Danial Tal and Michael Brightman

Brightman Tal a new company from by Danial Tal and Michael Brightman

Brightman Tal has partnered with Daniel Tal to form a new company, Brightman Tal. It offers design, drafting, modeling, rendering and training services. As Published, Practicing, Professional

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4D Virtual Builder 3.2

4D Virtual Builder 3.2

Last year @ D-studio, we have been very busy developing a number of applications built around Sketchup. Next months, we will release them gradually. To start, we announce the 4D Virtual Builder

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June 2013

my story with sketchup

My story with SketchUp

My name is Leopoldo J. Tescum, I from Tabasco, México and I have a career in electrical mechanical engineering and my interest in 3D began as a hobby, looking on the web

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E-on Software Announces Immediate Availability of LumenRT 4 GeoDesign Plug-in

E-on Software Announces Immediate Availability of LumenRT 4 GeoDesign Plug-in

E-on software, the leader in 3D Immersive Nature technologies, today announced the immediate availability of LumenRT 4 GeoDesign. Packaged as a add-on plug-in product for LumenRT, it delivers the full power and capabilities of LumenRT

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May 2013

Chaos Group’s V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp Now in Open Beta

Chaos Group’s V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp Now in Open Beta

Artists, architects and designers always want their software to do more. More detail, more speed, more quality. Today, with the announcement of Chaos Group’s V-Ray 1.6 for SketchUp open beta

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SketchUp tools : PUSH / PULL

SketchUp tools : PUSH / PULL

The tool "Push / Pull" allows us to increase or decrease the volume of a solid, exactly pushing or pulling a face.

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SketchUp Training Central

SketchUp Training Central

We offer hands-on training sessions led by SketchUp experts in a variety of fields. Our courses are available to take online, in a classroom setting, or at your workplace.

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April 2013

SketchUcation Plugin Store is live

SketchUcation Plugin Store is live!

We teased you for the last few weeks showing you how we were installing plugins directly into SketchUp. Now we are pleased to announce that the SketchUcation Plugin Store is now available for the community!

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Intersects to Create Mortises in SketchUp

Intersects to Create Mortises in SketchUp

There are several different Intersect Faces options in SketchUp. The one most folks seem to use is Intersect Faces>With Model. I find in most cases that Intersect Faces>With Selection is more useful and often results in less clean up.

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March 2013

Creating a Night Scene from a Daytime Drawing

Creating a Night Scene from a Daytime Drawing

This a a simple method of taking a hand drawing and turning it into a night scene using Photoshop and a couple of very quick digital modifications. I’ve always struggled to simulate a night time scene with traditional hand drawings.

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February 2013

Street Revitalization with Quick Sketches

Street Revitalization with Quick Sketches

It is quite enjoyable to take an existing building or an entire streetscape and show its future potential through hand drawn sketches a some imagination. Just for fun, go out and photograph an old building or retail storefront, make a print of the digital photo and draw over it onto tracing paper - adding new facade detail and activities.

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Adding Context and Entourage to SketchUp Models

Adding Context and Entourage to SketchUp Models

Many architects are so focused on representing their building designs with SketchUp models that they often fail to put those models into the context of their surroundings or even add critical elements (entourage) to the models such as landscaping, people, furnishings and more.

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January 2013

CISCO TX9000 Telepresence and 3D Augmented Reality

CISCO TX9000 Telepresence and 3D Augmented Reality

Telepresence refers to a set of technologies which allow people to feel as if they were present, to give the appearance of being present, or to have an effect at a place other than their true location. TelePresence also refers to the ability to live virtual experiences without realizing that technology is present.

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December 2012

Remodeling with SketchUp - A book by Mike Tadros

Remodeling with SketchUp - A book by Mike Tadros

Mike Tadros, the principal and co-founder of Igloo Studios and the lead educator for School (www.go-2-school.com), has just published an exclusive training e-book on sketchup which is known as “Remodeling with SketchUp: Measure and Draw Your Existing Space”.

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November 2012

Draw Accurately with Google Sketchup

Draw Accurately with Google Sketchup

When Google Sketchup starts up, make sure you select the correct template, which is Poduct Design and Woodworking - Millimeters.

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How to use more than one Section Plane simultaneously

How to use more than one Section Plane simultaneously

The *Section Plane *is a powerful SketchUp feature. You can cut your model anywhere in realtime. You can create as many section planes as you like, but SketchUp will only allow one single active section plane

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October 2012

SketchUp’s upcoming 3D Basecamp 2012

Construction Documents using SketchUp Pro & LayOut: New e-book by Paul Lee

Author : Paul Lee

This new book has been 11+ years in the making since Paul first designed and delivered a course called “RealWorldCAD” which was designed to show how to use CAD professionally, using standards for layers, linetypes, lineweights, and nomenclature. Through this experience I began to form ideas about how to best design course materials and delivery methods.

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SketchUp’s upcoming 3D Basecamp 2012

Shaderlight announces winners of Global Competition to find best rendered 3D Models

Author : Kate

In July we gave you the chance to show us what you can do with Shaderlight with the launch of our latest render contest. We had hundreds of entries from all over the world so thanks to everyone who took part.

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September 2012

SketchUp’s upcoming 3D Basecamp 2012

SketchUp’s upcoming 3D Basecamp 2012

Author : Rajib Dey

3D Basecamp is considered as the premier gathering of SketchUp devotees to learn and interact with one another. This year 3D basecamp is going to occur in Boulder, Colorado on October 15th, 16th and 17th. Day One of the event will be held at the Boulder Theater.

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SketchUp Exporter

SketchUp Exporter

Author : Alex Schreyer

Big news for our SketchUp users: thanks to Alex Schreyer, we now have a plugin to export 3D models directly form SketchUp to Sketchfab. The plugin adds a menu item “Upload to Sketchfab” to the File menu in SketchUp.

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August 2012

sketchup-and-photoshop-compliment-each-other

Sketchup and Photoshop compliment to each other

Author : Rajib Dey

The sketchup users can make some grand image effects while combining SketchUp with other design software like photoshop . The users can apply the fog setting in SketchUp to generate a depth map which one can utilize in Photoshop resulting very fascinating effects.

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Dealing with Units in Sketchup

Author : Thomas Thomassen

There are extensions to the base classes in SketchUp’s Ruby API which often new SketchUp plugin developers overlook. If you aren’t aware of them you might find yourself reinventing many features of the SketchUp API which already exists. There is very little you need to do to deal with units, SketchUp does most of the work

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July 2012

Cubify Invent can make a sea change in 3D printing technology

Author: Rajib Dey

3D Systems unveils the launching of Cubify(R) Invent(TM). It is a powerful 3D 'Create-To-Print' Design With Cubify invent, the users can easily transform the most multifaceted designs into 3D printables.

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June 2012

How to use more than one Section Plane simultaneously

Author: Alexandre "abav" Villares

The Section Plane is a powerful SketchUp feature. You can cut your model anywhere in realtime. You can create as many section planes as you like, but SketchUp will only allow one single active section plane at a time (in the same context, as we will see). To use simultaneously active planes, the trick is to group your model with a section plane and create another one outside the group.

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May 2012

Merging SketchUp, Digital Drawing and Prismacolors!

Merging SketchUp, Digital Drawing and Prismacolors!

Author: Jim Leggitt

I enjoy combining traditional drawing processes with digital tools and couldn't have found a better project to test out some new design communication techniques! For creating this aerial perspective of a college campus, I constructed a Google SketchUp base model

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April 2012

towncompetition

It is the Time to Vote for Model Your Town Competition

Author: Debarati Nath

In today’s world we live in two kinds of world, one is real world and the other is virtual world. We want to stay in a well decorated world both in real and virtual.

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March 2012

sketchaspace

Easter Seals Announces Sketch-A-Space Contest Winner

Author: Debarati Nath

Now whenever you open Google Earth, you will never see the distracting patchwork on your monitor. Not for a single time. Google has upgraded the Google Earth overnight and the new version is called Google Earth 6.2.

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February 2012

Blog

The Introduction of Google Earth 6.2

Author: Debarati Nath

Now whenever you open Google Earth, you will never see the distracting patchwork on your monitor. Not for a single time. Google has upgraded the Google Earth overnight and the new version is called Google Earth 6.2.

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January 2012

Blog

SketchUp Shows a New Ray to the Autistic Society

Author: Debarati Nath

Autism is now days encroaching its paw to everywhere in this world. It is a disorder of development of neural characterized by impaired social interaction and communication. But our favorite tool SketchUp has been proven a great way of communication for the people with autism.

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