Quick Look Course Summary:Google SketchUp for Beginners Course
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Google SketchUp for Beginners Course: Introduction

Google Sketch-up is a design program intended for anyone who needs to design 3-D models, such as engineers, architects and others. Topics include creating models, saving files, cloning and transformation of objects and the component library.

Google SketchUp for Beginners Course :Course Outline

1. Introducing Sketch UP
Design with Sketch Up
Different versions of Sketch Up
Using the Help Features

2. Exploring the Sketch Up Interface
Learning the interface elements
Using menu’s
Accessing toolbars
Interacting with the interface
Customising the interface

3. Navigating and Configuring the Drawing Area
Understanding 3-D Space
Learning the Standard Views in Sketch Up
Managing Perspective
Using the Drawing Area Camera Controls
Walking through your Model
Configuring the drawing area

4. Working with Files
Starting with a template
Opening and saving files
Setting file preferences
Importing files into Sketch Up
Exporting Sketch Up files
Using Sketch Up View

5. Selecting Objects
Selecting Objects with the Select Tool
Selecting Objects with Menu Commands
Viewing Object Information
Selecting Objects with Outliner Palette
Selecting Entities

6. Transforming Objects
How to Transform Objects
Using the Scale Tool

7. Cloning Objects
Using the CUT, COPY and PASTE commands

8. Grouping Objects
Creating a Group

9. Drawing in Sketch Up
Understanding the Drawing Axes
Using the Eraser Tool
Drawing Shapes
Drawing Preferences
Using a Graphics Tablet

10. Modifying Objects
Using the Push or Pull Tool
Using the Follow Me Tool
Using the Offset Tool

11. Adding Text
Creating 2-D text
Creating 3-D text

12. Using Construction Tools
Measuring Distance with the Tape Measure Tool
Measuring Angles with the Protractor Tool
Adding Dimensions with the Dimension Tool
Using the Axes Tool

13. Using Component Libraries
Accessing the 3D Warehouse

14. Using Layers
Accessing the Layer Manager

15. Using Scenes Manager
Working with Scenes

16. Applying Materials
Using the Material Browser
Applying Materials to Objects

Google SketchUp for Beginners Course: Course Duration

2 day/s

Who should attend: Google SketchUp for Beginners Course

This course is intended for novices in Google Sketch-Up

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