Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Walking around in SketchUp, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
…Another way to navigate your scene is to basically walk around the scene.…And so that's kind of more of an interactive mode.…And we can get to those, in the camera menu.…And there's three options here, position camera, walk, and look around.…So what we do is we place our camera in the scene, and…then we can walk through the scene and look around if we want.…So, I'm going to go ahead and position my camera.…And you can see it comes up with a little icon here.…And we just click on a part of the model and the camera goes there.…
And now it changes, so now we have this little eye…icon here, and that's basically, it puts it into look around mode.…And you can see here at the bottom, it tells me how high is my camera.…So it's giving an average height of five feet, six inches.…If you wanted it a little bit higher, you could type, say, six feet, zero inches,…and that would raise the camera up.…But again I can look around my scene and kind…of view this as a regular person would see the scene.…
Now if I want to I can also go into camera and hit walk.…
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
Skill Level Beginner
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulating Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Measuring and Labeling
5. Organizing Scenes
6. Working with Components
7. Creating Textures and Materials
8. Rendering and Animation
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