Join George Maestri for an in-depth discussion in this video Manipulating faces and edges, part of SketchUp 2013 Essential Training.
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…Now, in SketchUp, we can move objects, we can also move things…within objects, in other words, the faces and edges that comprise our objects.…So let me show you a little bit about that.…I think first we need a little bit of definition.…So let's take a look at this object here.…I'm going to turn on wire frame.…Now when you turn on wire frame, you see what are called the edges of the object.…These are the lines that comprise…the object itself, so each one of these is an edge.…
If I were to turn on my hidden line, and click within…those edges, you'll see that each one of these is a face.…So that's an edge, that's an edge, that's a face.…So basically faces are planes, and edges are lines.…Now we can actually use these to manipulate the shape…of our object, just by moving the edges or the faces.…So, for example, if I wanted to raise the roof of this…house, all I have to do is select the edge at the…very top and use my move tool, and move that up along…the blue axis and I can make my roof taller or shorter.…
Now if we wanted to, we could also move faces so if…
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