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SketchUp has a number of different looks that you can apply to your scenes to get a more drawn or rendered type of look. Up until this point, we've been just using the View menu and using our Face and Edge Style. So, I can do X-ray or Shaded, I can turn off X-ray here, I could also do Wireframe, and so on. But SketchUp also offers some more artistic styles that could give your scenes a much different look and these are found in the Styles window.
So, if you go into Window and open up Styles, you will notice that I have a number of different ways to make my scene look different. So, I am going to go ahead and move my scene over here just a little bit so we can see this a little bit more completely and let's take a look at some of the styles. Now, this window works very similar to the Materials window. And let's go ahead and just scroll down and see what we have. Let's go ahead and start with the Styles in the model and this is basically our simple style, which is how we're looking at the scene now.
But we also have a number of different options here, so let's go to Assorted Styles and these will give you a good overview of the different things that we can do with these. So, for example, if I wanted to make it look like brushstrokes on canvas, I can just select this and you can see how it instantly changes. Now, this is interactive so I can move my view around and keep it looking like this. I think this is pretty cool. So, we can also do a Chipboard, we can do a CAD type of look, really a number of different types of looks and all of these can be used, In fact, I can even model with these if you want.
Now, we have a number of different standard styles. We also have ones that have sketchy edges, so if you want to do Chalk on Blackboard or Conte pattern or something like that, we also have Straight Lines, which are a little bit more marker like, we also have the Style Builder Competition Winners, which are also different types of looks as well. Any one of these can be used to render and output your scenes in whatever style you want.
So, go ahead and play with the styles and take a look at all the different variations that we have in SketchUp.
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