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SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques
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SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques

with George Maestri

Video: Welcome

Hi, I'm George Maestri, and welcome to SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques.
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  1. 2m 32s
    1. Welcome
      1m 29s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 3s
  2. 11m 15s
    1. Understanding Boolean operations
      4m 55s
    2. Working with Trim and Split
      3m 12s
    3. Creating shells
      3m 8s
  3. 15m 27s
    1. Creating advanced cameras
      5m 4s
    2. Manipulating cameras
      3m 1s
    3. Changing camera properties
      3m 16s
    4. Working with standard camera types
      4m 6s
  4. 17m 55s
    1. Creating terrains with contours
      5m 6s
    2. Creating terrains from scratch
      4m 35s
    3. Sculpting terrains with Smoove
      1m 59s
    4. Draping and stamping on terrains
      6m 15s
  5. 1h 10m
    1. Using the Component Attributes window
      5m 47s
    2. Working with custom attributes
      5m 28s
    3. Creating a dropdown list for size and pricing
      9m 4s
    4. Creating dynamic materials
      7m 19s
    5. Creating a dynamic picket fence: Introduction
      2m 1s
    6. Creating a dynamic picket fence: Assembling the components
      6m 26s
    7. Creating a dynamic picket fence: Making pickets multiply
      6m 41s
    8. Creating a dynamic picket fence: Making fence posts multiply
      4m 45s
    9. Creating a dynamic picket fence: Customizing attributes
      8m 8s
    10. Adding interactivity: Motion
      5m 34s
    11. Adding interactivity: Rotation
      6m 28s
    12. Adding interactivity: Changing colors
      3m 4s
  6. 49m 1s
    1. The LayOut interface
      3m 15s
    2. Drawing lines and arcs
      5m 33s
    3. Drawing rectangles
      2m 46s
    4. Drawing circles and polygons
      3m 28s
    5. Modifying line styles and color
      5m 3s
    6. Working with text and labels
      5m 11s
    7. Inserting SketchUp models
      5m 8s
    8. Manipulating SketchUp models
      3m 26s
    9. Working with dimensions
      3m 10s
    10. Arranging and grouping objects
      3m 36s
    11. Working with scrapbooks
      3m 3s
    12. Creating presentations
      3m 23s
    13. Exporting and printing
      1m 59s
  7. 9m 36s
    1. Introducing the Style Builder interface
      4m 52s
    2. Working with strokes
      4m 44s
  8. 4m 55s
    1. Installing plugins
      2m 40s
    2. Uninstalling plugins
      2m 15s
  9. 11s
    1. Goodbye
      11s

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3h 1m Intermediate Mar 20, 2014

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SketchUp Pro may offer "3D for everyone," but that doesn't mean it's light on professional tools. Learn how to create more compelling 3D graphics using the advanced features in SketchUp Pro. Author George Maestri introduces solid modeling with the Boolean operations and Trim and Split, adding and manipulating cameras, and creating terrains from contours and from scratch. Then he dives into the new Dynamic Components, SketchUp's most powerful feature, which can add motion and interactivity to a model. Last, he explores two companion apps (LayOut, for creating documents featuring SketchUp models, and Style Builder, for creating custom styles) and reviews the plugins available through the Extension Warehouse.

Topics include:
  • Solid modeling
  • Creating advanced cameras
  • Changing camera properties
  • Working with terrains
  • Working with custom attributes of Dynamic Components
  • Creating dynamic materials
  • Adding interactivity like motion and rotation
  • Creating documents with LayOut
  • Installing plugins
Subjects:
CAD 3D Drawing
Software:
SketchUp
Author:
George Maestri

Welcome

Hi, I'm George Maestri, and welcome to SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques. In this class, we're going to go over some advanced tools that are available to SketchUp Pro users, as well as a few tools available to all SketchUp users. We're going to start off with some SketchUp Pro features such as solid modeling. And we're going to take a look at boolean operations as well as Trim and Split. We're going to take a look at SketchUp Pro's advanced camera tools.

And we're going to create some advanced cameras, manipulate them, as well as change camera properties. Then we're going to take a look at how to create terrains with contours as well as creating terrains from scratch. And then we're going to go ahead and fit a building to a terrain. Then we're going to go into some SketchUp Pro features, we're going to create dynamic components, which is probably one of the most powerful features of SketchUp Pro. We're going to create some custom attributes, and then we're also going to create a dynamic picket fence.

Next, we're going to look at the SketchUp Pro application called Layout. And this allows you to layout and create documents using SketchUp models. Then we're going to take a look at Style Builder, which allows you to create your own styles. And finally, we're going to wrap it up by taking a quick look at SketchUp's Extension Warehouse. So I hope you enjoy this course, and let's go ahead and get started.

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