Model Furniture from a Photograph with SketchUp

Daniel Brown

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7 Videos (19m)
    • Intro and massing the furniture

    • Import as new matched photos

    • Projecting the photo as a texture

    • Import as texture and positioning

    • Making unique textures

    • Adding details to the front

    • Editing image brightness


About This Class

Learn how to model a piece of furniture from photographs and place them onto the textures of your 3d model using SketchUp.

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Daniel's class was clear and practical. I enjoyed it and feel like I have a better understanding of what SketchUp can do. Thank you!!





Dan has been a designer, trainer and 3D modeling specialist since receiving his Architecture degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2007. Dan served as a SketchUp and Google Earth trainer for Google prior to starting db-3D and As an trainer, he has taught thousands of architects, designers, & planners how to use SketchUp.

Dan has taught SketchUp all over the United States, including at the AIA National Convention, Design Philadelphia, SEGD Convention, as well as through SketchUp’s Visiting Professionals Program. He is also an Adjunct Instructor at Harcum College where he teaches a SketchUp course.

Dan is a volunteer member of the Community Design Collaborative. He also serves as a professional adviser for Easton Area High School’s Technology Education program.