Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the 3D Warehouse, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
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…There are a lot of people who use…SketchUp, and they like to share their models.…So SketchUp actually has something called the 3D Warehouse.…Now this is a website here.…It's at sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse.…You can actually go into this on any web browser and take a look at it.…Now, probably, the easier way to get to it is…through SketchUp, so we can go File > 3D Warehouse…> Get Models, and that brings up a small…browser that brings us directly to that 3D Warehouse.…
Now this has all sorts of different types of models.…We can go through this and we…can basically go through popular models, building collections.…So, for example, if we wanted to see…a standard Americana, we can download entire buildings.…So if you wanted to download The Golden Gate Bridge or Fenway Park,…you can certainly do that. We can also go to featured collections.…So if you wanted to have kitchen and bath, a lot of the major…manufacturers are providing their objects in SketchUp…format, so if you want a sink, or…some appliances, or something like that and…
All of the lessons work with both SketchUp Make, the free version of the program, and SketchUp Pro.
- Creating camera views
- Shading faces and edges
- Scaling and rotating objects
- Creating circles, polygons, and arcs
- Making 3D text
- Labeling a drawing
- Working with 3D components
- Applying materials and mapping textures
- Rendering and animating your work