Creating terrain from scratch


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Creating terrain from scratch

The next tool to create a sandbox terrain is called From Scratch and what this does is it creates a rectangular grid that you can then sculpt into the terrain that you want. And you sculpt that using the Smoove tool and also this tool here, which is called Add Detail. So let me show you how this works. First we are going to select the From Scratch Icon and if you notice down here in the bottom corner, we have a grid spacing. Now this is important because it determines how detailed our terrain is going to be. I am just going to leave it at the Default right now, which is 10' and then just drag out a terrain here.

Now what I am doing here is I am left clicking and dragging. As I drag, it lays out a base line. Then I can left click again and then stretch out my terrain. Now because I have a 10'X10' grid, you can see it is kind of broad here. So when I select it you can see that it is grouped just like the Contour Method of creating a terrain. But if I double click on this, it...

Creating terrain from scratch
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Creating terrain from scratch provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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