Who is this course for?
Our SketchUp Intermediate to Advanced Course teaches you how to use advanced plug-in modeling software to create detailed architectural, interior, landscape, engineering, jewelry, and furniture projects.
What will you learn?
This course develops advanced design, modeling and rendering skills, with a range of practical, hands-on lessons. You will learn how to create and edit complex 3D models, add lighting and materials for beautiful, professional quality renders, ensuring you leave with the skills and confidence to fully take advantage of SketchUp software and free plug-in additions.
Expert teaching from practicing architects and designers
Bespoke video tutorials to take home
Digital reference book for revision
Free ongoing after support
Tailoring of syllabus and projects where possible
LST certificate of completion
Installation & operation of free Sketchup Plugins
Advanced Freeform Modelling
Push/ Pull Curved Surfaces
Bend complex 3D Geometry
Create complex stairs
Creating 3D objects from 2D profiles
Custom window & door components
Import components from 3D Warehouse
Position and export SketchUp models to Google Earth
Use PhotoMatch to add photographs to your model
Create, edit, mix and apply styles; create a basic presentation.
Use existing CAD files for reference.
Organise your model using layers
Create sections and animated scenes for presentations
Export to LayOut
Rendering for photo-realistic output
Installation & operation of free SketchUp plugins
- True Bend
- Joint Push/ Pull
- Fredo Scale
- Twilight Render
- Nurbs Modeling (Curviloft)
- Push/ Pull Curved Surfaces (Joint Push/ Pull)
- Bend complex 3D Geometry (True Bend)
- Creating Components
- Create complex stairs (and bend)
- Window & door components
- Position and export SketchUp models to Google Earth
- Adding Lights
- Types of light
- Point (all directions, inside lamp, translucent curtain), spot, projector, emitter (edit material, templates, emit)
- Adjust colour of bulb
- Edit falloff
- Environmental lighting
- Creating renders (Twilight render)
- Quality (pixels)
- Materials (templates)
- Cast shadows
- Colour - from SketchUp to white
- Alpha - lower alpha makes the material clear
- Bump - adds rough texture/ ripples
- Gamma, exposure = brightness
Export to LayOut
SketchUp Intermediate to Advanced 3 Day Course
What: Hands-on practical course, day 3 allows for you to work on your projects and portfolio.
When: 3 day course
Where: London Software Training, London, E8 3FA