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Real World Google SketchUp 7, First Edition by Mike Tadros

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Chapter Four. Importing SketchUp Files

You can spend less time drawing and more time designing by downloading models that are already available. This is especially helpful for adding the kinds of set dressing and detail to your model that would otherwise be incredibly time consuming to create from scratch. The best single source is the Google 3D Warehouse, which, in addition to being the world’s largest online repository of 3D content, is extremely well integrated into SketchUp. Use the Google 3D Warehouse to quickly search for models of just about anything you can think of—such as people, trees, cars, furniture, and so much more—and download models from the Web directly into SketchUp. In this chapter I’ll help you find what you need quickly with ...

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