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Sketchup Architect From 2D to 3D

How to build a 3D Model from a 2D cad plan and render
Instructor:
Thomas Soltren
1,799 students enrolled
Students will learn how to quickly build simple to complex 3-D models in sketch up
Build 3-D Architectural models with terrains doors windows and materials

In this course we will begin with a 2D cad plan and go through step by step how to build a 3D model.  We will go over building terrains, walls, windows, doors, adding materials and shadows.  We will also go over many usefull tips to help you build models quickly and effectively.  

Introduction

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Lesson 1 Importing cad to SketchUp

In this course we will discuss tips for importing cad files into sketchup.  The sketchup file with cad plan imported is available to download for students to follow along with this entire course series of sketchup 102. 

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Lesson 2 Styles and layer editing

In this lesson we will go over using and editing styles and organizing our layers.

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Lesson 3 Using the Sandbox tools, smoothing surfaces

In this lesson we will go over different methods for creating 3D terrain and editing it.  We will also go over smoothing surfaces. 

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Lesson 4 Building a slab and walls
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Lesson 5 Creating wall openings, windows and door
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Lesson 6 Using the Stamp tool and adding a driveway
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Lesson 7 Creating an infinite edge pool
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Lesson 8 creating roofs, flat and sloped
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Lesson 9 adding a fireplace, cabinets and countertop
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Lesson 10 Modifying our model and healing surfaces
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Lesson 11 creating a fence and dividing surfaces
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Lesson 12 adding and editing materials
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Lesson 13 Adding landscaping and shadows
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lesson 14 Intro to Twilight Render

Intro to using the free plug-in Twilght Render for SketchUp

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Lesson 15 Adding lighting

Adding spot and point lighting from Twilight to our sketchup model.  Applying Twilgiht materials.

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Lesson 16 Setting render environment and saving image

Setting  render sun lighting, background and adjusting our render setting for our final image output.

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Create your own model style
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Includes

4 hours on-demand video
Certificate of Completion

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