Designing a 3D model became a whole lot cheaper, and easier, when Google introduced Google SketchUP, a CAD program that allows you to create models, then collaborate on and modify those models quickly and easily. Here we focus on tips for specific projects that can be accomplished with Google SketchUp as well as general how-to information on becoming an advanced SketchUp user. For more details, read a complete Google SketchUp review that has everything you need to decide if SketchUp is right for you.
This article takes readers on a tour of Sketchup’s essential features, include the user interface, and tools like Push/Pull and Rotate.
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.
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 3D designs with other users.
Get acquainted with the tools that 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.
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.
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.
The third step in our tutorial of building your house with SketchUp. Here, we go over how to create your floor plan in SketchUp with the tips and tools that you’ll need.
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 the beginning.
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.
Find out what you need to know about Google’s 3D modeling program, SketchUp, before you download it.