Creating 3D drawings quickly and easily is a valuable skill in any design practice and can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation. Sketch Up Make is a free 3D modelling software, available as a free download, making it accessible for all.
From 2D plans and elevations to 3D rendered objects and interiors.
You will be taught the basic principles of Sketch Up, enabling to tap into its potential as you will be introduced you to its interface, tools, drawing floor plans and shapes in 2D and how to switch to a 3D working environment, to create interiors, importing furniture , materials and textures.
What you will learn
Program overview, interface and settings for PC and Mac
Axes, inferences, use of the mouse while navigating in space
Introduction to the edit menu, large tool set
Drawing in 2D
Practising with standard tools for creating simple geometry
Copying, moving and rotating object in 3D
How to import DWG ( CAD ) plans as JPG, scaling and retracing
Creating a 3D model from a floor plan
3D Warehouse: importing furniture, scaling, rotating, moving
Bucket tool- importing textures, images and rendering modes
How to set up views and how to print