Google SketchUp Essentials 2
Visualizing spaces in 3D is critical to the successful design of architectural spaces. With SketchUp, you
can create and edit 3D models that let you quickly explore the interplay of light, color, space and form.
At the completion of this course, you’ll be able to use SketchUp to: manage 3D geometry by creating and
manipulating groups and components; import information into SketchUp from Google Earth; use
Photomatch to add photographs to you model; create, edit, mix, and apply styles; create a basic
Creating and editing components 1/2 day
Working with nested components
Using groups to organize geometry Typical Schedule
Working with the Component Browser Unless otherwise noted on your class
registration e-mail, this class starts at 1pm
Sharing your model using Google Earth and ends at 4pm.
Working with Photographs Who should attend?
Analyzing photos using the Photomatch tool This is an intermediate -level course for
Projecting photos onto your model architects and interior designers who are
Correcting textures already familiar with 3D modeling and
Creating edges using the Follow Me tool SketchUp.
Working with Materials Browser Prerequisites
Using the Eyedropper tool Students should complete Google SketchUp:
Changing the visibility of edges Essentials 1 or be proficient with the
following SketchUp tools: line (pencil), move,
Stylizing your model erase, orbit, and zoom.
Adding details with Google Warehouse
Setting up shadow and fog settings Questions?
Creating, editing, and applying styles Please call us at 800-336-DESK and ask to
Working with sketched edges speak to our Training Coordinator.
Creating a scene-based walkthrough
Presenting your design
Adding text, color, and images to a LayOut
Changing document properties
Adding pages to a LayOut
Bringing models to scale
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class schedules at our 11 authorized training centers, please visit www.microdesk.com.