SketchUp 2013 Essentials

Video Description

Master SketchUp 2013 on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course. SketchUp 2013 is 3D modeling and drawing software used by interior designers, architects, civil engineers, and maker hobbyists. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle SketchUp 2013 the way you want to learn. Start with an overview of SketchUp and get acquainted with the workspace Sketch a model from scratch with 2D shapes and 3D objects Create a model from a floor plan including interior and exterior elements. Discover how to create presentations including a movie, and use SketchUp with other applications including Google Earth, Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator Includes over 5-1/2 hours of SketchUp 2013 video training If youre looking for real-world SketchUp 2013 instruction, youll find it here.

Table of Contents

  1. Getting Started with SketchUp
    1. Overview of SketchUp 00:16:07
    2. Choosing a Template 00:06:11
    3. Managing the Workspace 00:06:19
    4. Creating 2D Shapes 00:05:18
    5. Creating 3D Objects 00:05:33
  2. Sketching a Model from Scratch
    1. Creating a Cozy Cottage 00:04:38
    2. Applying Materials to a Model 00:09:33
    3. Creating a Chimney 00:04:23
    4. Creating Gutters 00:11:19
    5. Working with Components 00:06:01
    6. Scaling and Aligning Objects 00:08:33
    7. Grouping Objects 00:10:42
    8. Adding Ground Cover 00:06:20
    9. Adding Trees and Fencing 00:10:04
  3. Creating a Model from a Floorplan
    1. Importing and Sizing an Image 00:04:57
    2. Creating Keyboard Shortcuts 00:03:55
    3. Creating Walls and Doors 00:08:42
    4. Using Layers for Floors 00:07:24
    5. Navigating Inside Rooms 00:03:54
  4. Creating Presentations
    1. Working with Styles 00:09:50
    2. Creating Scenes 00:05:12
    3. Creating a Section View 00:04:41
    4. Creating a Movie 00:02:25
    5. Working with Text 00:08:35
    6. Using LayOut for Presentations 00:07:50
  5. Using SketchUp with Other Applications
    1. Using SketchUp with Google Earth 00:06:04
    2. Using SketchUp with Adobe Acrobat 00:06:24
    3. Using SketchUp with Photoshop 00:06:35
    4. Using SketchUp with Adobe Illustrator 00:06:14
  6. Tips and Tricks
    1. Dynamic Components 00:07:58
    2. Tricky Mouse Movements 00:10:04
    3. Avoiding Sticky Situations 00:10:55
    4. Creating a Custom Grid 00:08:04
    5. Creating Cool Shapes 00:08:00
    6. Mixing Styles 00:11:56
    7. Exploring Other Models 00:07:01
    8. Creating Collections 00:02:51
    9. Submitting a Model to the Trimble 3D Warehouse 00:05:15
    10. Adding Photo Textures 00:11:14
    11. Working with the Solid Tools 00:08:40
  7. Exploring Extensions
    1. Overview of Extension Warehouse 00:10:21
    2. Free Plug-ins 00:06:20
    3. Paid Plug-ins 00:08:20
    4. Using SketchUp for 3D Printing 00:07:27
    5. Rotated Rectangle Tool 00:01:45
    6. Shapes Extension 00:04:34
    7. House Builder Extension 00:08:40

Product Information

  • Title: SketchUp 2013 Essentials
  • Author(s): Wiley
  • Release date: January 2014
  • Publisher(s): Wiley
  • ISBN: 9781118893654