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Beginning Google SketchUp for 3D Printing by Sandeep Singh

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Chapter 3. Getting Your Juices Flowing

You've just seen how to take existing models and prepare them for 3D printing. It was easy enough, because the models were already created. For the first-time designer, though, coming up with ideas for 3D (or even 2D) modeling can be difficult. Even creating a model in Google SketchUp can be a challenge. As a 3D designer, you will come across many problems, especially when developing a single model. That's because many designers are bombarded with an influx of ideas. Instead of assisting, these ideas can end up paralyzing a designer's mind. On the other hand, some designers just cannot think of anything to model. Designing can become a very frustrating task if you do not learn how to handle some of these ...

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