In this video, Windows users learn how to apply a material by importing an image using two different methods and then learn how to edit the material in the Materials window.
- [Instructor] Applying materials on a Mac…is going to look differently than applying them on a PC.…So if you're a Mac user,…you can feel free to skip this video.…PC users, we're going to add some color and texture…to this model.…So first up, let's open the Materials window…that's found in our Default Tray.…As I hover over this tray,…I'm going to go ahead and click on this pin…so that it stays open.…Our Materials Tray is found right here.…At the start, if you have the In Model function selected…it's going to look pretty empty.…
You may also be seeing this option, Materials,…where we'll see folders…with the different material options.…So let's go ahead and use this drop down menu…or these file folders here…to select some materials for our drawing.…Now before I apply any materials…I'm going to need some access to the faces…within the drawing.…If I use my select tool and I click around…on my drawing a bit,…I can see that everything is part of a group.…So I'll need to double click into the group…that I'm going to apply my material to.…
- Navigating the interface for Mac and Windows
- Customizing toolbars
- Selecting and moving objects
- Drawing lines and shapes
- Modeling from a floor plan image
- Resizing and rotating objects
- Using organizational tools
- Working with components
- Creating and applying materials
- Animating and exporting your drawings
Skill Level Beginner
SketchUp Pro: Dynamic Componentswith Scott Onstott3h 13m Intermediate
What you should know1m 16s
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulate Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Modeling from a Floor Plan Image
7. Document and Stylize
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