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SketchUp 2015 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 6 hours of easy to follow SketchUp 2015 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
You can start learning online right away. Sample SketchUp 2015 tutorial videos by clicking a blue link below:
  • Tutor: Dan Brown
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Video lessons: 112
  • Product code: 02026
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Date Released: 6th January 2015
Learn how to create your own 3D models from scratch using this innovative digital modeling application with the help of these beginners SketchUp 2015 tutorial videos.

Join experienced 3D artist Dan Brown as he presents step by step training videos that show you how to use the complete toolset, how to make the most of the new features for the 2015 release, and to share some best practices that will boost your skills and productivity.

Throughout the course, Dan uses and regularly refers to real SketchUp models that are included with the download and DVD purchase. This helps users to keep pace with the on-screen actions and verbal instruction.
The course spans almost six hours commencing from the absolute basics. Dan kicks off with a brief tour of the interface, using SketchUp Pro templates and setting up the toolbars.
You will also learn basic concepts such as using the Line tool, making use of the freehand tool and navigating around the workspace in 3D.
Other topics include how to create the ceiling, creating the staircase, adding doors and windows, creating a fireplace and creating an exterior.

The complete training course contents are listed below and start to unleash the power of the full SketchUp toolset right away. Click any of the blue linked lessons to sample the free video tutorials and discover how effective this practical teaching guide is...
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"We have purchased 11 of these training CDs to date. Their structure and content have improved our technical skills at our own pace. We've extracted ourselves from many a production problem by referring back to the relevant CD."Ian Walsh, Slide FX Ltd, Ireland
We hope you enjoyed the free lessons. To view the complete contents, including all lessons below & above, please purchase the course via DVD or Download.
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Massing The Home
Tracing Your Wall Dimensions - Line Tool
Extruding Your Walls - Push, Pull And Offset
Creating Doors And Openings
Clean Up - Using The Eraser To Remove Unwanted Edges

Organizing The Model
Why Groups?
Creating The Second Floor
Creating Additional Openings
Hide Model And Other Useful Shortcuts
Using The Outliner
Using Layers To Control Visibility
Viewing Layer States Of The Model
Field Of View

Importing And Editing Textures
Dividing Faces To Create Your Rooms
Area Tool For Calculations
Using Paint Bucket For Floor Texture
Importing And Applying A Texture
Positioning An Imported Texture
Editing Texture Colour In SketchUp
Editing A Texture In Photoshop
Hide Edges And Lines With The Eraser Tool

Creating The Ceiling
Creating The Ceiling
Assigning Layers Within Groups
Adding Detail
Creating Crown Moulding
Copy And Paste In Place

Creating The Staircase
Why We Use Groups And Components
Creating The Staircase
Adding Riser Detail
Making A Unique Bottom Step
Adding Spindles With Move And Copy
Adding Railing
Review Of Components And Nested Groups

Creating Doors And Windows
Creating Doors
Creating The Front Window Frame
Double Hung Windows
Installing Bit Tools Plugins
Creating Walls And Door Openings
Using The Window Feature

Creating The Fireplace
Starting At The Base
Building The Mantle
Mantle Columns
Mantle Support
Adding Textures

Creating The Kitchen
Base Cabinets
Wall Cabinets
Cabinet Doors

Creating The Countertop
Adding Materials
Adding Appliances
Adding The Fridge And Sink

Adding Furniture
Using the 3D Warehouse
Using Form Fonts
Using The Podium Browser
Creating A Library

Model Furniture From A Photograph
Setting Up To Match A New Photo
Creating The Massing Model
Applying Textures
Adding Detail

Saving And Placing Into The Model

The Exterior
Creating The Exterior
Setting The Building In Place - Geolocation
Reset Axis To Align Building
Creating The Front Facade
Adding Context
Get Photo - Google Street View
Using 3D Text
Add Solar Panels With Skelion Plugin

Preparing The Model With Scenes And Styles
Creating Scenes And Updating
Scenes For Animation
Section Cut For Interior Elevations
Creating A Group
Creating The Animation

Exporting Options
JPEG And PNG Files
DWG Elevation And Plan - Pro Feature
KMZ For Google Earth
Collada Files
Animation Options

Creating A Rendering Composite In Photoshop
Add Final Touches
Export - Display Options
Stacking Images In Photoshop
Multiply And Opacity
Saving The Image

Creating A Photorealistic Rendering With SU Podium
Adding Lighting
Add Reflections To Existing Textures
Model Presets - Create A Preview Rendering
Rendering A High Quality Image
Post-Processing In Photoshop

Creating A Presentation With Layout
What Is Layout?
Adjusting The Model Settings
Adding Annotations And Dimensions
Adding Additional Pages And Content
Updating The Model References
Presenting And Saving

About The Author
About Dan Brown
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Once purchased, you will receive 112 SketchUp 2015 training videos (listed left), lasting a total of 6 hours and the working files.

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Need to Train Multiple Users?
This SketchUp 2015 course is available in multi-user format ideal for corporate users, schools and universities.

The course loads directly onto your server and delivered to multiple users over your network.

An unlimited number of users can access the training with a pre-determined number viewing the tuition at any one time.

Training Multiple Users

Load onto your server
Deliver on your network or existing learning management system

For companies and educational establishments wanting multi user access to training resources, we offer this SketchUp 2015 course to do just that.
Now you can integrate training or technical support within your own computer network, or allow employees or students to gain access to training and support from home or any other location that they can gain access to your organizations network.

The courses can be played over a LAN using a standard browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Safari or Firefox.
The movies are viewed using Adobe Flash (same method as YouTube) and are slightly compressed in order to not clog the network.
All advanced and the "for dummies" courses are available via this multi user solution and can be copied directly to a hard disk for faster access and the access page may be customized, if needed, using a html editor.

More than one title can exist on your server and the supplied player will automatically show titles that are available.
Simply purchase more user licences (supplied as files) and drop them into the folder. This will automatically increase the number of users allowed onto the system. All purchases are backed up by excellent after-sales support team and easy to follow instruction manual.
You can order multi user online or speak to our knowledgeable sales team.
(Per 10 user concurrent licence)
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Prove Your Capabilities
Once a course is completed you can download a free certificate.

This certifies that you have started from the beginners level, have now viewed all instruction. The certificate advises you now possess essential skills and an in-depth knowledge of SketchUp 2015. Show your boss or potential employer!
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