Sketchup Basics (Part 1) - An Introduction to Sketchup Templates, User Interface and Axes

Alek Stanojevic, Every day is a new chance to learn a new skill!

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6 Lessons (13m)
    • 1. Sketchup Basics (Part 1) - What's in it for You?

    • 2. Getting Started with Sketchup

    • 3. Sketchup User Interface - Part 1

    • 4. Sketchup User Interface - Part 2

    • 5. Working with the Red, Green and Blue Axis

    • 6. How to Upload Your Screenshot to the Project Gallery

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About This Class

If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to use the Sketchup 3D modeling software the right way, all I can say is that you are at the right place at the right time!

Whether it’s professional, educational or just for your own fun, I will walk you through the basic tools that you need to create your first 3D model.

In the first part of this multi-part course I will show you the basics of SketchUp to get you started.

Here's what you will discover:

  • What is the Sketchup template
  • How to choose the best template for your needs
  • What are the 5 main parts of the Sketchup user interface
  • What are the working axes
  • What are the 3 important things to keep in mind when working with axes

Don’t be scared if you don’t know what this terms are, because this course is created with beginners in mind, and everything will be explained in a step-by-step manner.

At the end of this first part, you will know exactly:

  • Which template to use for your work
  • How to setup the User Interface properly
  • How to use the working axes

The only 2 requirements for this course are:

  • Internet connection, and
  • Any version of Sketchup already installed on you computer

If you’re ready to learn how to start using Sketchup, you can join me in the class today by clicking on the link bellow:


I'll see you inside!



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