Mapping images


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Mapping images

Now, let's take a look at texture placement, how to control the placement of textures within SketchUp. I just want to start with a simple box and almost square or cubic box. Let's just go ahead here and then I am just going to create a rectangle and then just pull that up into something that's fairly cubic here. And then I am going to just create a simple material. So I'll go into my Materials window and I hit Create Material, let's just call this Box. And I want to use a texture image, so I click here, brings up my dialog box, and there is one called WoodCrate. So let's go ahead and open that, and click OK. So that creates a texture but I still need to apply it, so I just select the paint bucket and apply it to that face. So I need to scale this up here, and just make that for this one 12 feet by 12 feet something like that.

But, as you can see, when I apply this, it doesn't really map properly. Let's look at this image file. This is my WoodCrate image...

Mapping images
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Mapping images provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 6 Essential Training

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CAD
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SketchUp
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