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Sketchup Make 2017 a beginners guide part 3

Matthew Abbott, A Teacher of all things Computer Graphic

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16 Lessons (2h 27m)
    • 1. 1 Titles

    • 2. 2 Create a Building Plan

    • 3. 3 Create Walls and Make Components and Layers

    • 4. 4 Adding the Door and Window holes to the Walls

    • 5. 5 Create Door Component and Copy it

    • 6. 6 Create Bathroom and Kitchen Windows

    • 7. 7 Create Bedroom Window Component

    • 8. 8 Patio Window

    • 9. 9 Main Doors

    • 10. 10 staircase

    • 11. 11 Staircase Railings

    • 12. 12 Make Kitchen Counters

    • 13. 13 3D Warehouse

    • 14. 14 Apply Textures

    • 15. 15 Add Styles edit Styles and add Scenes

    • 16. 16 Class Project


About This Class

This intermediate to advanced level class will teach you the basics of "Sketchup Make 2017" in simple steps. This class is useful for anyone that wants to create and visualise a building in 3D.

Sketchup is used mainly by Architects but can also be used Furniture Designers, Set Designers, Product Designers Furniture Designers and Engineers, in fact, anyone who wants to create a visual or "mock up" a 3D object or space of any kind be it virtual or physically built.

This class assumes that you have watched the first two classes in the series as a primer if not they are available from these addresses: (Part 1) and (Part 2)

Following on from the last class, you will learn how to create the ground Floor of a basic apartment.

The "Make" version of Sketchup is completely free to download and use, and if you want some more specific features such as exporting simple animations you can pay for the full version which is called "Pro". For most people though the functionality of "Make" is generally enough.

The Software can be downloaded for free from

NOTE: Each video has an associated Sketchup file associated with it that you can download to see what I did.






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Matthew Abbott

A Teacher of all things Computer Graphic

Hello, my name is Matthew and I have been teaching all things Computer Graphics to Degree level Students for the last 15 years at one of the UK's Top Arts Universities within the areas of Interior Design, Architecture, Fashion, and Textiles.

Alongside teaching, during this time I have also run a freelance business specialising in Architectural Visualisations. I have produced visuals that have secured planning permission for many property developers and Architects in my local area....

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