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Google SketchUp for Game Design by Robin de Jongh

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Time for action - sitting on the hood

The hood doesn't look right, does it? Let's fix that now. This is the complicated bit, because cars are complicated. Car bodies are not defined by the simple intersection of three forms that we've carried out just now. Cars want to be curvy! Curves are our enemy in SketchUp. Don't forget that SketchUp was initially designed for architects, and the nearest an architect ever gets to modeling curves is when they enter the annual RIBA fashion show for charity.

There used to be an advertisement going around where a guy made himself a VW Beetle lookalike from his old beat-up car, by getting an elephant to sit on the hood. Turns out this method is actually quite successful. I've chosen to show you how, in here. Remember, ...

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