Creating terrain from scratch


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Creating terrain from scratch

SketchUp also allows you to create terrains from scratch. So instead of using lines and contours, we can just start with a flat plain and build it up from there So we start here with the From Scratch tool, and then we have five other tools that allow us to sculpt that terrain; the Smoove tool, the Stamp tool, Drape, Add Detail, and Flip Edge, and we will go through all of these. But it all starts with creating a terrain from scratch. So let's go ahead and do that.

I'm going to actually clear up my scene. I'm going to select my character here and delete her, and then I am going to zoom out just a little bit because I want to make this reasonably big. Now when you create the From Scratch terrain, it's basically just a plain. Now if you look down here in the bottom corner, you'll see that it has a default Grid Spacing of 10 feet and we can certainly use that. So what I am going to do is I am going to left click and drag and you'll notice how every 10 feet adds a little...

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 8 Essential Training

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