SketchUp Pro: Tools and Techniques
3h 1m Intermediate | Mar 20 2014 | Exerscise Files | 755 MB
SketchUp Pro may offer 3D for everyone but that doesnt mean its light on professional tools. Learn how to create more compelling 3D graphics using the advanced features in SketchUp Pro.
Author George Maestri introduces solid modeling with the Boolean operations and Trim and Split adding and manipulating cameras and creating terrains from contours and from scratch. Then he dives into the new Dynamic Components SketchUps most powerful feature which can add motion and interactivity to a model. Last he explores two companion apps (LayOut for creating documents featuring SketchUp models and Style Builder for creating custom styles) and reviews the plugins available through the Extension Warehouse.
Creating advanced cameras
Changing camera properties
Working with terrains
Working with custom attributes of Dynamic Components
Creating dynamic materials
Adding interactivity like motion and rotation
Creating documents with LayOut