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Guide to Google SketchUp

An 3D Model of a Car Created Using Google SketchUpGone are the days of Maya and 3D Max, Google SketchUp is here to provide easy-to-use 3D drawing and designing solutions for design enthusiasts. Of course one can do more with the likes of Maya and 3D Max, but Google’s intuitive software has streamlined and simplified 3D drawing and designing. There are several helpful tutorials and a comprehensive help center that can truly aid you in your 3D model designs.

SketchUp provides an excellent storage solution called 3D Warehouse, which allows users to download, upload and view 3D models created from the software. This easy-to-use 3D graphics program offers several benefits to users who want to create some simple and complex 3D models and graphics with ease. This guide explains what the features of Google SketchUp are and how to create, render, upload and download SketchUp models using simple tutorials.

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    5 Reasons to Use Google Sketch-Up

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    Preparation: The Basics of Designing Your House with SketchUp

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Getting Started with Google Sketch-Up

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Google Sketchup 6: Creating and Manipulating Objects in 3D

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