SketchUp’s most underused tool is Outliner tool that will save the time and also stay arranged while working in SketchUp and has some hidden features.
SketchUp users have worked with various tools in 3D models and among them SketchUp Follow Me tool is one that is used to control a face collaboratively along with a path.
SketchUp’s Profile Builder 3 is a brand new extension that has recently updated and has various new tools and features especially designed for the users to create smart profiles.
Thom Thom’s new extension SubD has various tools for 3D modeling though the work on this extension is still under process; it is a new member in SketchUp Extension Warehouse.
SketchUp’s Push Pull tool is used in the models having flat faces for doing multiple changes or adding geometry or removing geometry etc. it has lots of functions...
Modeling a house structure in SketchUp has actually become easier with the help of some House Modeling Extensions which are really helpful...
SketchUp Tools are making things easier and creating a Ribbon shaped Spiral structure becomes easier by using the simple tools of SketchUp; it’s just the game of mind...
SketchUp Warehouse is full of various wonderful and useful extensions and tools that make the design thing a lot easier, TrueBend is the extension that helps to bend the designs...
Shadows add a real essence to your design. The same is true for your 3D modeling also. SketchUp, being the most popular 3D modeling design application, has come up with different shadow effects...
A truss is presented as a framework for designing and construction field like a structure of elements which act as a single component though in combined situation and provide the support for the bigger structures.
SketchUp tools are designed to give you the simplest way for designing your model. Tap Measure tool does its task of measuring the design without any hassle.
SketchUp is the easiest 3D software application that allows you to draw models flawlessly. The drawing basics involve a few interesting features and tools that help you understand how to sketch the model correctly.
3D modeling on SketchUp involves easy steps to help you draw a perfect model. The tools and extensions save your time and keep the designing process smart and simple.
SketchUp is a free 3D drawing program for the architects and designers which are used to easily create printable models yet the models need to address before printed from the 3D printer.
SketchUp offers simple designing tools and features so that anyone can design 3D models effortlessly.
In designing, unfolding is definitely a critical process that must be done attentively. Every edge should match with the design you are unfolding; else, you will never get the desired result.
Flipping and rotating tools make your 3D designing a fun experience as you can easily draw the complex things with these applications.
SketchUp is a wonderful modeler for architects and designers and the new version of SketchUp has also come with new features for us.
Split and join tools in SketchUp offer you the known applications correctly described by their names themselves.
Josh Reilly has become a part of Google SketchUp since 2008 as a SketchUp Trainer and later rejoined with SketchUp Trimble in 2013.
SketchUp dialogue boxes carry some useful commands and functions that let you navigate your design easily. It has controls with which you can modify the SketchUp setting and customize them as per your use.
SketchUp dialogue boxes carry some useful commands and functions that let you navigate your design easily. It has controls with which you can modify the SketchUp setting and customize them as per your use.
SketchUp Inferences in SketchUp make you understand where you design your model. The color lines will appear as soon as you create a new file in SketchUp.
SketchUp is convincingly the most well-known platform for designing 3D models flawlessly and quickly. Nearly everyone can hone their designing spree at this platform as it comes up with a user-friendly interface,...
SketchUp has become a known name in the world of 3D designing and drawing. The thing that drives designers and artist to the program is its user-friendly functions that allow users to freely sketch their imagination.
One of the main advantages of using SketchUP is the ability to produce very fast 3D massings for the recommended site.
This is guidance for everyone who has just begun to explore to vast world of plugins and new to SketchUp.
SketchUp is evolving with time to meet the ever-changing requirements of the promising designers.
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.
Ron Paulk, the renowned Washington based builder, has presented this useful sketchup video.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This exclusive sketchup video shows how to create model in sketchup and then incorporate it into Lumion and produce animations & tours in record time.
This sketchup tutorial by Robson Jacobsen, provides some useful sketchup tips for designing roofs in sketchup efficiently with the use of instant roof plugin.
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.
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).
SteelSketch for sketchup supports sketchup 2014 and sketchup 2015. This sketchup extension is used to create pipes and steel profiles extruding across linear entities.
Sharpen your skills on Sketchup Pro 2016 by watching this sketchup pro 2016 tutorial presented by Mufasu CAD.
Six most common mistakes begineers make in 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.
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.
After a while of working with 3ds Max and V-Ray, decided to make a brief tutorial to explain a little of my process.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In order to digitally sketch any floor plan with sketchup, one should abide by the following procedures...
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.
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?
CleanUp is a very useful plugin, essential when we import .3ds models always full of geometries that only serve to burden the model.
At first download sketchup make (free) as well as Google Earth Pro (free).
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.
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.
This is an excerpt that how this process has been completed. wikihow.com has published this article, from which we have taken an excerpt.
In order to draw a cone as well as sphere, one has to familiar with various sketchup tools and attributes.
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.
If you remember component bonus, you will also remember 2D and 3D tree and how it make and those beautiful woodwork, joints and roof.
My inspiration come from X-men days of future past. This FX is Procedural so you can apply it to any mesh you want,
The Dynamic components will represent anything in the construction world such as pumps, pipes, valves, steel, concrete or electrical instruments.
There may come a time when you would like to render some 3D objects as 2D billboards.
This is the procedure for making web comics with the help of SketchUp.
Modelling with sketchup 2014
With a flip process, one can create a mirror of any geometry. A mirror is useful for generating a mirrored copy of any geometry.
It is very challenging task for all the artists to provide a perfect realistic look in their 3d scenes.
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.
If you have any practical experience of SketchUp, you've probably already used components. But if you're like most users
In my article Doing MUCH MORE with SketchUp components, I introduced you to the various(and numerous) uses of the components in SketchUp.
With the use Google sketchup and the slicemodler plugin its possible to create laser cut 3D shapes that snap together without glue.
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
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!
A fairly simple way to get SketchUp to create curved lettering without having to learn how to use any of them.
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.
With this tutorial I will try to explain step by step stages to model Buzz Ligthyear with Sketchup.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The space was entirely modeled by me; I added details such as moldings to give it that "Scandinavian" touch.
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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will walk you through the steps of exporting a section cut from a SketchUp model to a 2D line drawing in AutoCAD.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The making of Jas bedroom with Sketchup
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.
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
Suresh Tamang, from Nepal, wanted to share with us this useful tutorial vray mesh workflow that we are sure will be may help many.
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
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.
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-
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
This is me making modern house.
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.
Google Sketchup tutorial 11 - Adding objects from the 3D Warehouse. Using the rotate tool to fit them to your house.
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.
SketchUp Tutorial - Use Photoshop forms in Alaski through the program immediately de cinema
This tutorial shows some additional techniques in Photoshop which can be useful.
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
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.
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.
The making of esterior HOUSE WITH POLL NIGHT SCENE.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Welcome to another SketchUp simple tutorail.....Texture Dirt Mapping.
A Case Study with SketchUp Pro.
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.
I recently modeled a jay . There is already a time the same way I made a dragon, " Graoully "emblem of Metz and my school.
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.
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.
Black and White Living Room Tutorial by Riocee Adona
The design was formulated using AutoCAD.
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.
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.
Post process tutorials render in sketchup and post process in Photoshop
Wall Texture Tutorials
Tips and Tricks on how to speed up rendering for 3d models by Jonathan Pagaduan Ignas
Tutorial Highlighting in Photoshop
Create HDRI Environment using Sketchup
Making Grass using Sketchup FUR Plugin
Google Sketchup Tutorial
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.
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.
I decided to do a composition Visualization Series. Here is the first one called "Rule of Thirds".
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.
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.
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.