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July 2016

Brief overview of Sketchup Layout Portals

Brief overview of Sketchup Layout Portals

This sketchup video is presented by Ron Paulk and it is based on layout feature in sketchup pro and how this feature is useful for construction design.

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Some useful sketchup tips for solving a real-world problem in sketchup for a woodworking project

Some useful sketchup tips for solving a real-world problem in sketchup for a woodworking project

Ron Paulk, the renowned Washington based builder, has presented this useful sketchup video.

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How to render exterior of a house with vray for sketchup – A good tutorial from Chaos Group

How to render exterior of a house with vray for sketchup – A good tutorial from Chaos Group

This sketchup video will provide easy to follow step-by-step guidelines on how to render exterior of a house with Vray lighting by maintaining modeling, lighting and editing parameters of materials.

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Easy simulation of robotic behavior in sketchup

Easy simulation of robotic behavior in sketchup

This is an exclusive sketchup video presented by Thomas Thomassen, the renowned software engineer and model maker. In this video Thomas briefly shows how to perform easy simulation of robotic behavior through sketchup.

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June 2016

How to set up and light a sketchup exterior scene with sketchup and vray

How to set up and light a sketchup exterior scene with sketchup and vray

This tutorial will provide step-by-step guidances for setting up and adding light to a sketchup exterior scene through a HDRI Skydome and Vray.

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How to make best use of geometry of vray proxy in vray for sketchup

How to make best use of geometry of vray proxy in vray for sketchup

This sketchup video tutorial will focus on how to make best use of geometry of vray proxy to perform various soft works in sketchup. This sketchup tutorial is presented by Galiaf Velikiy.

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May 2016

How to use Lumion to import sketchup projects

How to use Lumion to import sketchup projects

This exclusive sketchup video shows how to create model in sketchup and then incorporate it into Lumion and produce animations & tours in record time.

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Instant Roof Plugin For Sketchup

How to design roof in sketchup by apply Instant Roof Plugin For Sketchup

This sketchup tutorial by Robson Jacobsen, provides some useful sketchup tips for designing roofs in sketchup efficiently with the use of instant roof plugin.

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An exclusive video tutorial on sketchup vray interior lighting

An exclusive video tutorial on sketchup vray interior lighting

This sketchup v-ray tutorial is useful for beginners and advance sketchup users. The tutorial is based on interior lighting with sketchup vray. Learn how to use v-ray material editor efficiently to render an interior scene.

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SketchUp tips for interior designers

Some useful sketchup tips to simplify interior design process with sketchup

This sketchup video is extracted from an online demonstration provide by Josh Reilly, the renowned sketchup trainer, at the 2015 Clerkenwell Design Week in London (May 19 - 21).

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SteelSketch for Sketchup

SteelSketch for Sketchup – A sketchup extension to produce pipes & steel profiles extruding across linear entities

SteelSketch for sketchup supports sketchup 2014 and sketchup 2015. This sketchup extension is used to create pipes and steel profiles extruding across linear entities.

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How to use Sketchup Pro 2016 for modeling a house & rendering with vray plugins

How to use Sketchup Pro 2016 for modeling a house & rendering with vray plugins

Sharpen your skills on Sketchup Pro 2016 by watching this sketchup pro 2016 tutorial presented by Mufasu CAD.

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February 2016

Six most common mistakes begineers make in Sketchup

Six most common mistakes begineers make in Sketchup

Six most common mistakes begineers make in Sketchup

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3d modelling to print with children and sketchup

3d modelling to print with children and sketchup

Readers of this magazine may find this Sketchup Make tutorial a bit too simple, very elementary, and below the usual standards of the tips and tricks shared here by advanced users. Its simplicity is precisely its point. This tutorial is not for you, advanced users. It's for the kids.

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November 2015

How to create 3D textures using Sketchup

How to create 3D textures using Sketchup

The SketchUp plug-in for Maxwell Render offers a whole host of functions that enable the user to create a wide range of textured materials.

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How to design a room with Sketchup, 3D Max and Vray

How to design a room with Sketchup, 3D Max and Vray

After a while of working with 3ds Max and V-Ray, decided to make a brief tutorial to explain a little of my process.

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August 2015

Creating Arrays in SketchUp

Creating Arrays in SketchUp

As a CAD user for over a decade before I began using SketchUP one thing I noticed right away was that SketchUp was “missing” many commands and tools that I rely on heavily when using AutoCAD.

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How to model a leather sofa with sketchup

How to model a leather sofa with sketchup

Agus Prasetiyawan presents a useful sketchup video that teaches you how to create the 3d model of a leather sofa with sketchup. This sketchup tutorial is designed for beginner's sketchup users.

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Some useful tricks and instructions for modeling efficiently with Sketchup

Some useful tricks and instructions for modeling efficiently with Sketchup

Manage your objects: All primary geometries are formed and attributed to layer 0. In order to manipulate their perceptibility the geometries should be created as a group or component and attributed to a particular layer.

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March 2015

How to transform your 2d design into 3d model with sketchup

How to transform your 2d design into 3d model with sketchup

EagleUp is way uncomplicated and intuitive while using with the version 4. Here is helpful tutorial for our readers where we’ll show you the steps from 2D Design to an enclosed 3D model.

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Using the material database in Sketchup

Using the material database in Sketchup

The tutorial would cover up the process that how to download and use materials from the online material database folder using the SkIndigo exporter for Sketchup.

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Some useful sketchup tips to create a digital floorplan with sketchup

Some useful sketchup tips to create a digital floorplan with sketchup

In order to digitally sketch any floor plan with sketchup, one should abide by the following procedures...

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Learn to produce a contoured block from a 2d contour plan with PlusSpec

Learn to produce a contoured block from a 2d contour plan with PlusSpec

PlusSpec, is based on RubySketch’s 3000-plus individual models. PlusSpec facilitates the architects to search for and pick manufacturers’ own products at any phase of design instead of generic products.

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February 2015

Plugin for Sketchup : Sketchuv of Smustard

Plugin for Sketchup : Sketchuv of Smustard

In a previous post we saw how to map a texture on a model using spherical or cylindrical plug "UVTOOLS", but if our firm has a more complex shape like that of a tent, a blanket or a towel full of wrinkles?

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Plugin for Sketchup Cleanup

Plugin for Sketchup Cleanup

CleanUp is a very useful plugin, essential when we import .3ds models always full of geometries that only serve to burden the model.

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Some useful tricks to calculate height of structure on Google Earth

Some useful tricks to calculate height of structure on Google Earth

At first download sketchup make (free) as well as Google Earth Pro (free).

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Learn to apply materials in sketchup through newly launched sketchup skill builder series videos

Learn to apply materials in sketchup through newly launched sketchup skill builder series videos

Sketchup Team comes with sketchup skill builder video series to improve your sketchup skills. This sketchup video is one of the parts of these video series.

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Sketchup STL export tutorial

Sketchup STL export tutorial

If SketchUp trainees would like to use this write-up in this tutorial to assist the enthusiasts, then those trainees can export to the STL file format or use Google SketchUp for 3D printing.

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January 2015

How to produce and employ a Construction Guide in Sketchup

How to produce and employ a Construction Guide in Sketchup

This is an excerpt that how this process has been completed. wikihow.com has published this article, from which we have taken an excerpt.

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Some useful sketchup tips to learn how to draw a sphere with sketchup

Some useful sketchup tips to learn how to draw a sphere with sketchup

In order to draw a cone as well as sphere, one has to familiar with various sketchup tools and attributes.

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How Sketchup helps you win bids

How Sketchup helps you win bids

Working in-studio at Sprunt, a London based Architect’s firm, there was always many projects on the go at once; and I was heading a very small CGI team dealing out the design and visuals for a number of bids, competitions and live projects.

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December 2014

Detail Collection of SketchUp 3D warehouse

Detail Collection of SketchUp 3D warehouse

If you remember component bonus, you will also remember 2D and 3D tree and how it make and those beautiful woodwork, joints and roof.

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November 2014

An exclusive tutorial on Mystique FX with 3ds Max

An exclusive tutorial on Mystique FX with 3ds Max

My inspiration come from X-men days of future past. This FX is Procedural so you can apply it to any mesh you want,

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Importance of sketchup dynamic components in construction

Importance of sketchup dynamic components in construction

The Dynamic components will represent anything in the construction world such as pumps, pipes, valves, steel, concrete or electrical instruments.

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October 2014

Render 3D Objects As 2d Billboards – Simple Version

Render 3D Objects As 2d Billboards – Simple Version

There may come a time when you would like to render some 3D objects as 2D billboards.

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This is how to create a web comic with SketchUp

This is how to create a web comic with SketchUp

This is the procedure for making web comics with the help of SketchUp.

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September 2014

Making of Exterior Scene with vray sketchup hdri

Making of Exterior Scene with vray sketchup hdri

Author : Dario Ilardi

Modelling with sketchup 2014

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How to flip or mirror geometry with Sketchup

How to flip or mirror geometry with Sketchup

Author : Rajib Dey

With a flip process, one can create a mirror of any geometry. A mirror is useful for generating a mirrored copy of any geometry.

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Some useful tips to get the best result from your rendering with V-ray

Some useful tips to get the best result from your rendering with V-ray

Author : Rajib Dey

It is very challenging task for all the artists to provide a perfect realistic look in their 3d scenes.

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August 2014

Modifying 3D Shapes in SketchUp Using the Scale Tool

Modifying 3D Shapes in SketchUp Using the Scale Tool

Author : Justin Geis

In this tutorial, I want to talk a little bit about using the scale tool to work with three dimensional objects. First, let’s take a second and review where the scale tool is located.

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Import your design from CAD to Sketchup

Doing Much more with SketchUp Components

Author : Laurent Brixius

If you have any practical experience of SketchUp, you've probably already used components. But if you're like most users

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How to optimize a component imported from the 3D Warehouse of SketchUp

How to optimize a component imported from the 3D Warehouse of SketchUp

Author : Laurent Brixius

In my article Doing MUCH MORE with SketchUp components, I introduced you to the various(and numerous) uses of the components in SketchUp.

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Create glue-less interlocking laser cut parts with sketchup slicemodeler

Create glue-less interlocking laser cut parts with sketchup slicemodeler

Author : Andrew Jones

With the use Google sketchup and the slicemodler plugin its possible to create laser cut 3D shapes that snap together without glue.

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July 2014

Interior V-Ray Sketchup Tutorial (Making of)

Interior V-Ray Sketchup Tutorial (Making of)

Author : grafica2d3d

Public settings of this scene of an extension that I made ​​with sketchup and vray, some objects were found from 'excellent site www.sketchuptexture.com one of the best sites

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Making the model of a Gym with V-Ray and Sketchup

Making the model of a Gym with V-Ray and 3D Max

Author : Amir Moradi

Amir recently presented his personal project of an industrial gym space on our community. He achieved to impress us and thus we asked him to share with all of us a making of article. Enjoy it!

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June 2014

How to Create Curved Extruded Letters on a Curved Sign in SketchUp without Plugins

How to Create Curved Extruded Letters on a Curved Sign in SketchUp without Plugins

Author : Justin Geis

A fairly simple way to get SketchUp to create curved lettering without having to learn how to use any of them.

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Modeling a pool in SketchUp

Modeling a pool in SketchUp

In this tutorial I will show how to model a simple swimming pool in SketchUp and Indigo, with nice caustics at the bottom of the pool.

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Modeling Buzz Lightyear with Sketchup

Modeling Buzz Lightyear with Sketchup

Author : Simone Piccioni

With this tutorial I will try to explain step by step stages to model Buzz Ligthyear with Sketchup.

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Shaping a shelby with Sketchup

Shaping a shelby with Sketchup

Author : Simone Piccioni

At the bottom of some steps of the modeling of the body of a Shelby, as usual, I start with a picture Blueprint and then continue to the eye.

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Creating a Screw with Sketchup

Creating a Screw with Sketchup

Author : Simone Piccioni

First you draw a circle. We click on the instrument "Circle" in the toolbar and then on the point of origin of the axes and widen our circle by following one, red or green...

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April 2014

Post Production Technique for Architectural Renderings

Post Production Technique for Architectural Renderings

Author : Mark Lester Ocampo

Hello everyone! I want to show you a great tutorial about a post-production techniques. Mark Lester Ocampo will show you step by step how to process finished render combining vray render output elements in Photoshop.

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How to create this field for football with Sketchup

How to create this field for football with Sketchup

Author : Simone Piccioni

First I created a regulatory field , ie, a rectangle of 117 x 64 mm , and I drew the lines of the game inspired by some photos found on the net.

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How to model a Fiat Car 500 with Sketchup

How to model a Fiat Car 500 with Sketchup

Author : Simone Piccioni

This post has little tutorial because they lack many passages difficult to explain when the model is complex to implement and especially because everyone has their own technique, but may give you some ideas.

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Interior Design of a Living Room

Interior Design of a Living Room

Author : Mario Goles

In this article, I will explain workflow in my project “Interior Design of a Living Room”. As you, all know that making such a project requires a certain knowledge and experience in CG industry as well as in interior design, so I will cover only the once I believe people have most trouble with.

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March 2014

Re-living My Childhood Through SketchUp

Re-living My Childhood Through SketchUp

Author : Andrew Alexander

When anyone asks me, “What is SketchUp?” I always reply “It’s a 3D visualization tool”. The full truth, however, is that SketchUp is whatever you want it to be.

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February 2014

How to Create a Simple Bridge in Google SketchUp

How to Create a Simple Bridge in Google SketchUp

Author : Patrick Williams

SketchUp is a wonderful program made free by Google that allows you to model 3D objects. The extent of this program is limited only by your own creativity and ambition.

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Creating a Complex Crest Rail in Sketchup

Creating a Complex Crest Rail in Sketchup

Author : Jeff Branch

I have been a woodworker for more than 30 years. One of the fun aspects of this hobby is furniture design. In my early days of woodworking I used graph paper and pencil to draw furniture projects to scale.

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January 2014

Make realistic roof in Sketchup

Make realistic roof in Sketchup

Author : Dadi Supriadi

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Making of scandinavian interior with Sketchup, Vray and Photoshop

Making of scandinavian interior with Sketchup, Vray and Photoshop

Author : Javier Wainstein

The space was entirely modeled by me; I added details such as moldings to give it that "Scandinavian" touch.

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Tiles setting in Sketchup

Tiles setting in Sketchup

Author : Apple Trox

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December 2013

How Far with SketchUp - Sculpturing

How Far with SketchUp - Sculpturing?

Author : Tim Killen

I'm working on this modern style stand-up desk. The joinery and sculpturing are quite different than my normal 18th C. or Shaker styles. In this view, I'm not showing much of the sculpturing and shaping.

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How to manage intensity and shadows using Omni Lights in Vray for Sketchup

How to manage intensity and shadows using Omni Lights in Vray for Sketchup

Author : Zernan Suarez

Here I made a simple scenario & tutorial on how to manage the intensity and shadows using omni lights in vray for sketchup 1.48.91.

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V-Ray Polar Light Trails

V-Ray Polar Light Trails

Author : Lee Wylde

In a follow up to my previous post regarding the fundamental settings to achieve linear light streaks using V-Ray and 3D Studio Max, I have received an inquiry regarding polar movements, i.e an object that is illuminated and spinning on an axis.

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SketchUp Section Cut or Floor Plan to AutoCAD

SketchUp Section Cut or Floor Plan to AutoCAD

Author : Dylan Brown

This tutorial will walk you through the steps of exporting a section cut from a SketchUp model to a 2D line drawing in AutoCAD.

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October 2013

Kitchen rendering with Sketchup, 3dsMax+Vray & Photoshop

Kitchen rendering with Sketchup, 3dsMax+Vray & Photoshop

Author : Mark Lester Ocampo

Hi everyone, I’m Mark Lester Ocampo and a Designer / 3D Visualizer based here in Bahrain. Today via Sketchup-Ur-Space I’ll explain how I created my kitchen rendering with Sketchup, 3dsMax+Vray & Photoshop.

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How to make a halfpipe with Sketchup

How to make a halfpipe with Sketchup

Author : Furloy

Google sketchup is a google product that was designed as a 3-D modeling program. I will show you how to use it to make a halfpipe.

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How to make Unique Shapes in Google SketchUp8

How to make Unique Shapes in Google SketchUp8

Author : James Meier

The key to making a unique shape in SketchUp8 is the “follow me” tool. It can be found under tools in the toolbar. The first step is to make any two dimensional profile, a square, a triangle, a polygon, a circle.

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September 2013

How to create the design of a bathroom with sketchup pro

How to create the design of a bathroom with sketchup pro

Author : Javier Wainstein

Hi all, this will be a tutorial (maybe something short with respect to many others who are on the network), which is how I usually work with and I think efficiently.

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Commercial Penthouse Dubai with SketchUp

Commercial Penthouse Dubai with SketchUp

Author : Lee Wylde

Quite often are we given the chance to pitch for 5000 square meter to 10,000 square meter commercial interior design and fit-out projects in Dubai.

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Place Making with a SketchUp Model

Place Making with a SketchUp Model

Author : F

I recently created a blog post about visualizing a repurposed alley in Boulder, Colorado using quickly generated hand drawings. That effort evolved into a more detailed exploration

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August 2013

Rending to reality with Sketchup

Rendering to reality with Sketchup

Author : Bharath Musunuri

Hello World!! This is Bharath Musunuri, I am from India.., I am an Architect by profession & a 3D Visualizer, To day I wanted to share my workflow as an upcoming architect how sketch up is essential for an Architect.

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The making of Jas bedroom with Sketchup

The making of Jas bedroom with Sketchup

Author : Myren June

The making of Jas bedroom with Sketchup

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July 2013

Intoducing the real world in SketchUp in few days

Introducing the real world in SketchUp in few days

Author : Claudio J.Feldman

3D Models,and study of Layers and Levels from a Natural Form.( “Beirut Raouche”). I have find the model in Sketchup Warehouse, and I have download the Model, I was interested to study that form and work with for an Idea.

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How to apply SketchUp and Autodesk 123 catch for creating a 3D boat model

How to apply SketchUp and Autodesk 123 catch for creating a 3D boat model

Author : Claudio J.Feldman

From a Group Photos to theSketchupProgram) Sketchup + Autodesk 123 catch. 1/A Group Photos over a Boat, in the sand.( 10 of ...20). 2/I can place these group Photos… in Autodesk 123 catch...in a few seconds, Ican have the 3d

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Tutorial Vray1 1.5 for SketchUp Mesh Workflow

Tutorial Vray1 1.5 for SketchUp Mesh Workflow

Author : Suresh Tamang

Suresh Tamang, from Nepal, wanted to share with us this useful tutorial vray mesh workflow that we are sure will be may help many.

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SKUI - A GUI Framework for SketchUp

SKUI - A GUI Framework for SketchUp

Author : Thomas Thomassen

Introducing SKUI, a GUI framework for SketchUp. It’s a library that lets you create and manipulate WebDialog GUI using only Ruby code. It saves you from needing any knowledge of HTML, CSS, JS or browser

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SketchUp Tutorial - Creating topo line work and shells from a Google Earth Import

SketchUp Tutorial - Creating topo line work and shells from a Google Earth Import

Author : Cameron Rodman

Many landscape architects and other design professionals look to current technologies to help perform everyday actvities. Sometimes waiting for or paying for costly surveys and GIS information isn't quickly possible.

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Site Modeling in SketchUp

Site Modeling in SketchUp

Author : SketchUpVideo

This video describes an architectural workflow for using SketchUp to build a digital site model with context buildings, aerial imagery, and 3D terrain. It covers the following-

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Sketchup Tutorial 2D to 3D Letters - Part 4

Sketchup Tutorial 2D to 3D Letters - Part 4

Author : Aaron Debbink

This is the last video in a series of 4 which shows students how to use Google Sketchup to create simple 2D letters and turn them into a solid 3D object which can be printed on a 3D printer.

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June 2013

Layout Pattern Fill & Hatching with Sketchup Pro 2013

Layout Pattern Fill & Hatching with Sketchup Pro 2013

Author : Matt Donley

With the release of Sketchup Pro 2013 came the new pattern fill feature in Layout. Not only is this a great solution for providing hatches in your Layout documents, but pattern fill can also be used for creating a number of unique effects.

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The making of 3 storey house exterior

The making of 3 storey house exterior

Author : Myren June

Import a CAD file to SketchUp and start modeling group each model according to their materials check that there are no backface on your model. Do not put anything like materials and components just concentrate on modeling.

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Revizto for SketchUp Tutorial v 1.2

Revizto for SketchUp Tutorial v 1.2

Author : REVIZTO

Revizto for SketchUp allows you to convert SketchUp files into fully interactive navigated environment. It has easy to use features such as material editor which enables you to create own custom materials

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SketchUp Tutorial - Creating Curved Track Segments

SketchUp Tutorial - Creating Curved Track Segments

Author : DasMatze

I'm using SketchUp to create models for games. Currently I'm working on railroad track segments for RollerCoaster Tycoon 3. I've made track segments before but they were quite easy to texture.

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Modern House In Google Sketchup - fast tutorial

Modern House In Google Sketchup - fast tutorial

Author : CaljuCotcas

This is me making modern house.

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May 2013

Quick tips for making background

Adobe Photoshop and Google SketchUp - Quick tips for making background

Author : LockRikard

We will use Adobe Photoshop CS5 Macintosh and Google SketchUp. Just like I say before The Hoskey on Mac Version of Photoshop is Little Bit Different you may need to find it by yourself the right hotkey for windows version.

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Adding objects from the 3D Warehouse

Google Sketchup tutorial 11 - Adding objects from the 3D Warehouse

Author : BGSICT

Google Sketchup tutorial 11 - Adding objects from the 3D Warehouse. Using the rotate tool to fit them to your house.

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How to create a fur material in Vray for sketchup

How to create a fur material in Vray for sketchup

Author : GoranGlisic

This is a short tutorial on how to create fur materials using a displacement map. In the model there is a conflict between the blanket and the sofa.

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Use Photoshop forms in Alaski through the program immediately de cinema

Use Photoshop forms in Alaski through the program immediately de cinema

Author : Hany Mohamed

SketchUp Tutorial - Use Photoshop forms in Alaski through the program immediately de cinema

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Modeling for Google Earth : 13 Advanced Photoshop techniques

Modeling for Google Earth : 13 Advanced Photoshop techniques

Author : SketchUpVideo

This tutorial shows some additional techniques in Photoshop which can be useful.

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April 2013

How to make grass with photoshop

How to make grass with photoshop

Author : Klara Theresya

Hi, here is my mini tutorial about how to make grass with photoshop. I can save time using this method. Hope you like it, enjoy :D

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The Making of the Kitchen

The Making of the Kitchen

Author : Irmin Verstappen

To start of I would like to say that only way to get a very good result is to make your overall model as detailed and realistic as possible. Also in the 3D warehouse you can find some very good objects to import in your model.

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How to 1 NPR with SketchUp

How to 1 NPR with SketchUp

Author : Vo Cattien

To make 1 NPR is not hard work, today I'll show you how I made 1 files NPR. First you open your SketchUp file and select your favorite scene corner and saw the most beautiful.

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Vray tutorial Exterior Night Scene

Vray tutorial Exterior Night Scene

Author : Jason Diocera

The making of esterior HOUSE WITH POLL NIGHT SCENE.

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How to import a portion of land in 3D quickly and easily with SketchUp

How to import a portion of land in 3D quickly and easily with SketchUp

Author : Claudio Cosentino

In this tutorial I will explain how to import a portion of land in 3D quickly and easily with sketchup, using the tool called google. and two buttons one is add location, and another is called, activates deactivates ground.

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Large chambre en suite wall with SketchUp

Large chambre en suite wall with SketchUp

Author : Ronald Schouwink

As a dutch interior designer, SketchUp is the most important software that i use. Here,s a fine example of a large chambre en suite wall that I not only designed in sketchup.

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March 2013

Flowing surfaces without plugins

Flowing surfaces without plugins!

Author : Andrew Alexander

If you want to make a curved surface in SketchUp, in can be a difficult process to get it just the way that you want it. You can draw it manually line by line, by this is very time consuming

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Night scene render with google sketchup

Night scene render with google sketchup

Author :

Hello everybody, today we will render night scene with google sketchup and vray plugin. First you need a simple lantern like below. You can draw it from circle with help of Pushh/Pull command.

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February 2013

How colourize materials in Sketchup

How colourize materials in Sketchup

Author : Ronel K. Pabico

Colorizing Material in SketchUp - Definitely, coloring your material in any photo editor program before applying them to your object is the best way. But there some intance that you need to recolor them right away...and this methods is on of them.

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Dirt Mapping Tutorial with SketchUp

Dirt Mapping Tutorial with SketchUp

Author : Ronel K. Pabico

Welcome to another SketchUp simple tutorail.....Texture Dirt Mapping.

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January 2013

A Study with SketchUp Pro

Sketchup Tutorial - A Case Study with SketchUp Pro

Author :

A Case Study with SketchUp Pro.

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Robert W Lang

SketchUp for Woodworkers - 3D Cutlists for Woodworking Projects

Author :Robert W. Lang

Traditional approaches in woodworking are generally reliable and efficient. If you know something has worked well for other woodworkers for a few hundreds years, you can likely assume that adopting it will be a good way to accomplish what you want to do.

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December 2012

Realize a complex surface with Sketchup

Sketchup Tutorial - Realize a complex surface with Sketchup (3)

Author : Bernard Dhaussy

I recently modeled a jay . There is already a time the same way I made a dragon, " Graoully "emblem of Metz and my school.

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Render with SketchUp and Podium

Sketchup Tutorial - Render with SketchUp and Podium

Author : Nguyen Ngoc Phuc

I have made a tutorial with sketchup and podium render and I want to share it with you. In this tutorial I use sketchup for modeling and simple podium to render the output. Finally, I processed it in Photoshop hope this it makes you find helpful.

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Sketchup Modeling Series 9 - Santa Sleigh

Sketchup Tutorial - Sketchup Modeling Series 9 - Santa Sleigh

Author :

Welcome again to our SketchUp Modeling series. This Christmas model is courtesy of Dexter Thaddeus Esmeria. It is actually one of our winner to the recently concluded SVA November Challenge.

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Black and White Living Room

Sketchup Tutorial - Black and White Living Room

Author : Riocee Adona

Black and White Living Room Tutorial by Riocee Adona

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November 2012

The Making of Proweaver Headquarters

Sketchup Tutorial - The Making of Proweaver Headquarters

Author : Eugene Yusuke

The design was formulated using AutoCAD.

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Drawing gears in Sketchup

Sketchup Tutorial - Drawing gears in Sketchup

The following is a guide for designing gears in sketchup for 3D printing, CNC milling or similar. For a good introduction in general gear design see here. For an introduction to sketchup see the sketchup related links this page.

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Silhouettes for 3D Printing

Sketchup Tutorial - Making Rotational Portrait Sculptures from Silhouettes for 3D Printing

Author : Alex Schreyer

You likely have seen the effect before: An image like the one above shows some shapes that look like vases. After a little while, however, you notice that the curved shapes that define the vases are actually faces – or more specific: the negative silhouette of the faces.

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October 2012

Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Tyrone Diesca

 

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Alvin John Aloro

 

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Adnan Vallejo Calib

 

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Claudio Cosentino

 

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Bryan

 

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Winston Ellosca

 

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September 2012

Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Thruy Pagunsan

Post process tutorials render in sketchup and post process in Photoshop

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Sketchup Tutorial

Wall Texture Tutorials

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Jonathan Pagaduan Ignas

Tips and Tricks on how to speed up rendering for 3d models by Jonathan Pagaduan Ignas

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Sir Elder

Tutorial Fire

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Sir Elder

Tutorial Highlighting in Photoshop

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August 2012

Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Jason R. Diocera

Create HDRI Environment using Sketchup

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Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Jason R. Diocera

Making Grass using Sketchup FUR Plugin

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July 2012

Sketchup Tutorial

Author : Nomer Adona

Google Sketchup Tutorial

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June 2012

Lighting With Vray SketchUp, Definitive Guide 3

Author: V Ray

This is a two part tutorial of my third tutorial series with Lighting with Vray Sketchup. This third lighting tutorial focuses with "Studio Lighting". For those of you who want to see my other tutorials please click HERE.

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May 2012

The Making of Kids Bedroom

The Making of Kids Bedroom

Author: Wahyu Bagus

Thing i did first was create a layout that has been determined from AutoCAD, then I import a cad file into Sketchup and overall I create the design modeling. this kid's bedroom is taken from my studio work with hero as the theme of the room.

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April 2012

VisualisationComposition

Tutorial Visualisation Composition Series #1 Rule of Thirds

Author: Nomer Adona

I decided to do a composition Visualization Series. Here is the first one called "Rule of Thirds".

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March 2012

Render

3D Carving Tutorial

Author: Klara Theresya

Make pattern as image displays, you can download the image in http://3dcarving.blogspot.com/2012/01/blog-post.html#more, download the third image.

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February 2012

Render

Tutorial: Modeling Frame using SketchUp and Foto-Sketcher

Author: Nomer Adona

Today I was playing with the new Foto-Sketcher 2.25 and I must say I always like it. I decided to play with the realistic frame that you can do using this software and use them as projected texture in SKetchUp. Here is how I did it.

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January 2012

Render

Tutorial: How to model Ifugao Mask in Google SketchUp

Author: Nomer Adona

I want to share here how I model this mask. This is an Ifugao Mask from the Northern part of Philippines. This will be our reference image in this tutorial.

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