Learn Basics of Google Sketchup

person icon Sanjeev

Learn Basics of Google Sketchup

If you want to create your career in architecture, interior design, woodworking or engineering this is the best course.

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2023

language icon Language - English

person icon Sanjeev

architecture icon Design,Architectural Design

Lectures -27

Duration -2 hours


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Course Description

Using SketchUp is a great way to create 3D models whether you work in architecture, interior design, woodworking, or engineering. It has a user-friendly interface with a lower learning curve than other computer-aided design programs. While it is friendly and easy to use, it is also very robust with a wide variety of tools and actions to learn. We will explore the essential tools of SketchUp so that you have a solid foundation to build your 3D modeling skills. Build your 3D modeling skills by mastering the basics of SketchUp. In this course, get up to speed with this easy-to-use 3D modeling application by gaining a foundational understanding of the drawing and design tools offered in the 2019 version of SketchUp. This tutorial covers navigating the interface, manipulating objects, drawing, leveraging organizational tools, and working with materials and textures. In addition, learn how to apply simple styles and animation to make your 3D projects more polished and presentable.

Topics include:

• Navigating SketchUp

• Creating camera views

• Configuring the toolbars on Mac and Windows

• Selecting, moving, and scaling objects

• Using the line tools for 3D drawing

• Creating rectangles, outlines, circles, and freehand shapes

• Creating 3D text

• Using the measurement and labeling tools

• Organizing drawings with groups and layers

• Creating components and using components from the 3D Warehouse

• Creating and applying materials

• Working with textures

• Rendering and animating drawings


What will you learn in this course:

  • 3D modelling and visualisation.


What are the prerequisites for this course?

  • Basic computer knowledge.
Learn Basics of Google Sketchup


Check out the detailed breakdown of what’s inside the course

Google Sketchup
26 Lectures
  • play icon 01_01-Welcome 00:56 00:56
  • play icon 02_01-Interface Basics for Windows 09:51 09:51
  • play icon 02_02-Navigate in SketchUp 03:59 03:59
  • play icon 02_03-Walk around in SketchUp 03:22 03:22
  • play icon 02_04-Shade faces and Edges 07:44 07:44
  • play icon 02_05-Create Camera Views 02:59 02:59
  • play icon 02_06-Create Shadows and Fog 03:34 03:34
  • play icon 02_07-Create Multiple views using Scenes 06:33 06:33
  • play icon 02_08-Configuring toolbars and trays 04:36 04:36
  • play icon 03_01-Select and Move objects 06:22 06:22
  • play icon 03_02-Scale and Rotate Objects 08:00 08:00
  • play icon 03_03-Manipulate faces and edges 04:21 04:21
  • play icon 03_04-Advance Selection tools 04:33 04:33
  • play icon 04_01-Line tool fundamentals 09:35 09:35
  • play icon 04_02-Using the Line tool in 3D drawing 05:20 05:20
  • play icon 04_03-Eraser tools 03:23 03:23
  • play icon 04_04-Use the Rectangle tool 05:43 05:43
  • play icon 04_05-Create rotated rectangles 06:03 06:03
  • play icon 04_06-Push and Pull faces into 3D 08:36 08:36
  • play icon 04_07-Use the Offset tool to create outlines 08:39 08:39
  • play icon 04_08-Draw curved and Freehand shapes 08:49 08:49
  • play icon 04_09-Create circles and polygons 07:47 07:47
  • play icon 04_10-Soften and smooth edges 05:37 05:37
  • play icon 04_11-Use the Follow Me tool 06:09 06:09
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  • play icon 04_12-Create 3D text 03:59 03:59

Instructor Details



Sanjeev is Mechanical engineer with experience 20 years in design using software like Solidworks and Catia and had certified as an expert in using Solidworks and he is a member of the community of professional user of Excel

worked in many positions like manger of  Mechanical design engineers and instructor at Dasco  Company.

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