Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating scenes, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
…Now as you start working in SketchUp, you may…want to have quick access to more than one view.…And we can do that using the Scenes window.…So, here I have a basic view, and so this is just a perspective view of my scene.…Now if I wanted to save that, I could go into…Window > Scenes and it brings up this blank menu here.…If I want I can hit a plus sign here, and what this does it is saves…the scene out into this menu.…So now I've got this kind of bookmarked and you'll also…notice here it creates a little tab that I can click on.…
Now if I wanted to, I could orbit around and I could move my scene, or I could…go into a standard view, let's say I wanted…a front view, and let's say I wanted parallel projection.…And I wanted to move my scene wherever I want, so I can see it.…And once I get it set the way I want,…I can hit the plus button again and add another scene.…So now I have two scenes, one here, one here.…So if I click on this one, it goes to that perspective view.…If I click on this one, it goes to the front view.…
All of the lessons work with both SketchUp Make, the free version of the program, and SketchUp Pro.
- Creating camera views
- Shading faces and edges
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Creating circles, polygons, and arcs
- Making 3D text
- Labeling a drawing
- Working with 3D components
- Applying materials and mapping textures
- Rendering and animating your work
Skill Level Beginner
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulating Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Measuring and Labeling
5. Organizing Scenes
6. Working with Components
7. Creating Textures and Materials
8. Rendering and Animation
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