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SketchUp Intro | Training Course

The ideal course for anyone who wants to create 3D models and designs with SketchUp.
Learn how to bring your ideas to life with this powerful 3D modelling software.

DESIGN EXPERTS | SKETHCUP TRAINING | SMALL CLASS SIZES | LONDON & LIVE ONLINE

  Course Dates Venue   Price  
Online £249 + VAT save £150
London Bridge £279 + VAT save £120
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT
Online £399 + VAT
London Bridge £399 + VAT

SketchUp Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
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Course Takeaways
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What will I learn?

  • Mastering navigation and view styles
  • Using drawing, erase, and selection tools
  • Editing and manipulating objects
  • Creating accurate models from images
  • Rendering and animation
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
Course Takeaways
Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.7 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 23 reviews

Getting started with SketchUP

• Interface

• Setting up your workspace

• Project units

• Selecting a template

Navigation

• Zoom

• Pan

• Orbit

• Zoom extends

• Standard views

• View styles (shaded with edges, wireframe, x-ray, etc)

• Perspective and parallel projection

• Using the position camera tool

• Creating a scene

• Adding section planes

Drawing, erase and selection tools

• Using lines, circles, polygons tools

• Using the arc (arc, 2 points arc, 3points arc and pie) tool

• Using the freehand tool

• Selection tool and methods

• Using the erase tool to erase, smooth and hide

Editing tools

• Manipulating objects with move rotate and scale

• Using the move and rotate tool to copy and array

• Mirroring an object using the scale tool

• Stickiness behaviour

• Creating groups and components

• Push -pull, follow-me and offset tools

• Constraining object movement

Creating a model from a picture

• Inserting and using a picture as a reference

• Scaling the picture accurately

• Tracing over it and generating a 3d model

Creating a model from a DWG file

• Inserting and using a dwg file

• Using the vectors of the dwg file as a reference

Working and using models for 3D warehouse

• Accessing the 3dwarehouse

• Creating an account

• Fixing faulty models

• Placing a model in your scene

• Removing unused models from your file

Construction

• Using tape measure

• Dimensions

• Protractor

• Text

Organisation

• Layers - what they do and how to use them

• Making groups and components - what they do and how to use them

• Scenes - creating, modifying and updating

• Outliner

Texturing

• Applying materials

• Making new materials

• Adjusting material mapping on faces

• Editing material

Rendering and animation

• Applying styles

• Exporting 2d graphics

• Making animations from scenes

• Scenes - transitions and delays

• Export settings - frame sizes

• Frame rates

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"Great examples, very knowledgeable"
Peldon Rose
21st March - SketchUp : Introduction

Latest Reviews



"Ricardo was extremely patient and knowledgeable, explained everything super clearly and was happy to repeat exercises. Found it very enjoyable."
Estee Lauder Companies
  • 12th March


"Ricardo was very patient and explained everything step by step"
Estee Lauder
  • 12th March


"Ricardo was amazing, his knowledge of SketchUp Pro was amazing and his experience with using the tools was fantastic. I can't imagine there would be a better teacher."
Estee Lauder Companies
  • 12th March