Google SketchUp

  • Preparation: The Basics of Designing Your House with SketchUp

    Designing your house has never been easier. The folks at Google have made 3D modeling so simple that the average user can download and design, without much effort. Here's what you need to know about designing your house in SketchUp, starting from...
    By pearlofafrika May 11, 2012 

  • Google SketchUp: The Basics

    Find out what you need to know about Google's 3D modeling program, SketchUp, before you download it.
    By pearlofafrika July 6, 2011 

  • Beautifying and Presenting Your House Using SketchUp

    Now that you've created your SketchUp house, it's time to start making it look more like a home. Use SketchUp's wide library of components to enhance your house. When you're done, create a presentation to show off your masterpiece.
    By pearlofafrika July 6, 2011 

  • Getting to Know the Tool Bar in SketchUp Part 1

    Get acquainted with the tools you'll need to create a project in SketchUp. Following our series on designing your house with SketchUp, this article explains what tools you'll need and why.
    By pearlofafrika July 6, 2011 

  • Google SketchUp: Raising the Roof and Erecting Walls to your 3D Dream House

    Now that you've created your floor plan in SketchUp, the fun begins. It's easy to erect walls and create the roof for your house. Here's some important thoughts to keep in mind.
    By pearlofafrika July 6, 2011 

  • Rendering Software for SketchUp

    SketchUp is a program for 3D modeling used by architects, game developers, and film producers. SketchUp can be downloaded as free software with limited functionalities. For better use of Google SketchUp, you need good rendering software.
    By Senadheera Jayakody June 9, 2011 

  • What is 3D Warehouse for Google SketchUp?

    3D Warehouse is a storage solution by Google that allows Google SketchUp users to upload, download, and view SketchUp models with ease. By giving Google SketchUp Warehouse access directly from within SketchUp, Google has made it a simple matter to share...
    By J. Edward Casteele January 9, 2011 

  • User Guide to Sketchup

    This article takes readers on a tour of Sketchup's essential features, include the user interface, and tools like Push/Pull and Rotate.
    By Darrin Koltow March 2, 2010 

  • 5 Reasons to Use Google Sketch-Up

    Google SketchUp is a free program offered by Google to help you make 3-D artwork on your computer. Read on to find out more about why you should use this program.
    By Lucinda Watrous November 30, 2009 

  • Getting Started with Google Sketch-Up

    Google SketchUp is a free, easy to use 3-D graphics program that helps users to create awesome graphics with ease. Learn how to get started with Google SketchUp.
    By Lucinda Watrous November 27, 2009 
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