Learn how to import a seamless image into your SketchUp model and use it as a texture. This video also demonstrates a siding image being applied to an exterior wall.
- [Instructor] Although SketchUp provides us…with a library of textures,…sometimes it can be helpful…to bring in a texture from an external source,…maybe we have a very specific material…that we're specifying…in a project or maybe we're just not happy…with the options that SketchUp is providing.…So, in that case, we'll need to bring in a image…and to do that,…we're going to import it…but first I need to make sure…that I have access to the face…that I am applying it to.…So, I need to make sure that I'm double clicked…into the group, in this case,…I'm going to apply a siding material to this building,…so I'm going to double click using my select tool…and make sure that I have access…to the faces and edges…and I do, so I'm going to go ahead and import it.…
And to do that, I'll do to File,…Import, and once you find your texture image,…you need to make sure that you have access to it.…In this case, mine is grayed out,…so under Format, I need to change it from SketchUp Files…to either JPEG or simply All Supported Image Types.…
- 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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