Model three beams that hold up the porch roof.
- [Instructor] In this video, I'd like…to model the beams that hold up the roof…here above the porch.…Thus far, all of the modeling…that we've done has been in the same modeling context.…That means that all of these edges…and surfaces are selectable directly.…I'd like the beams that I make to be separate objects.…So, what I need to do is triple-click…on any one of the surfaces here…to select All Contiguous, and then go up…to the Edit menu and choose Make Group.…
This will protect all of this information…by placing it into this group container.…Now when I make new objects, they'll…be separate from what I've modeled so far.…So let's go back to photo one, zoom…in here, press R for the Rectangle Tool…and sketch in a rectangle along that piece…of trim and pull it forward using…the Push/Pull Tool.…I'll orbit, and then pull this up.…Now, this is independent of the rest…of the model because it's in a separate modeling…context at this point.…
That is, it's not part of that group.…I'm going to pull it up about this far…and then, I'll press the space bar…
- Roughing in building volumes
- Using multiple photos for mapping
- Matching the perspective in the photos
- Roughing in a roof slope
- Modeling and extruding roofs
- Intersecting objects
- Constructing complex roofs
- Hiding edges
- Working with materials and textures
- Using fixed and movable pins
- Accessing the SketchUp material library
- Completing texture mapping
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Roughing In Building Volumes
2. Roughing In Roof Slopes
3. Constructing Complex Roof Slopes
4. Using Multiple Photos to Model
5. Working with Textures and Materials
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