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SketchUp training: Getting started

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Green Zone Design Studio

5 St Richards

June Lane

Midhurst

GU29 9ES

United Kingdom

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Topics covered:

Introduction to CAD/2D vs 3D/SketchUp

Pro vs Free, examples of good SketchUp models, where to get help

Setting up the interface & icons/get the units right setting the units of measurement, activate toolbars, saving, the way SketchUp looks so that every session is familiar

Navigating: how to use the mouse zoom, orbit, control what you see, standard views and perspective

Making basic shapes cubes, cylinders

Draw things: pencil & arc tools, create more interesting shapes, and at the size you want them

Put things where you want, move and rotate how to control and reposition objects

Manage your geometry bundling things together, making groups, components and layers

Get things the right size use of guides/construction lines and resizing

Make it look real adding basic colour, texture and shadows to your creations

Make use of your masterpiece, creating 2D drawings exporting images, creating simple drawings in external packages


What you need to bring

- Laptop of your choice (or desktop if you don’t mind moving it)

- SketchUp Pro loaded

- 3 Button mouse (NOT the “magic” mouse by Apple)

- Your power lead and extension cable

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Green Zone Design Studio

5 St Richards

June Lane

Midhurst

GU29 9ES

United Kingdom

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