Chapter 7. Modeling with Photographs

Welcome to Chapter 7! You have come a long way in the book, and I hope you are enjoying the experience. If there is one built-in feature that stands out the most in Google SketchUp, it is Match Photo. With Match Photo, you have the ability to create models from photographs. With a photograph, time is not spent brainstorming, sketching drafts, or collecting measurements—instead, you can go straight into developing the 3D model.

In this chapter, you'll skip the steps of creating sketches and brainstorming ideas and jump straight into modeling. You will start by becoming acquainted with all the options in Match Photo, and then you will construct part of a table to get your fingers warmed up. Once you understand ...

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