Photo texture


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Photo texture

Another great new feature of Google SketchUp is called Photo Textures. This allows you to take photos out of Google by street view or photos that have been posted by other people, and use those photos to texture buildings. Let me show you where the window was at. In fact, if we go here to Window, you'll find Photo Textures, and what this does is it basically brings up a street view. Now this defaults to Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado, which is a very nice street, but we can really go anywhere we want and basically use street view to get some texture.

So let's go ahead to San Francisco. I am going to go ahead and open a file called FerryBuilding. Now what this is it's the Ferry Building in the Embarcadero, in San Francisco, or basically a reasonable facsimile of it. Now it will be a lot more rich if we can put some textures on it. Right now, it's just very plain geometry. So let's go ahead in Photo Textures to our building. Now I happen to know the address of it.

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Photo texture
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Photo texture provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by George Maestri as part of the SketchUp 7 New Features

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