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Google SketchUp for 3D Modelling


Google SketchUp for 3D Modelling

Google SketchUp for 3D Modelling

Learn how to draw models and to create and measure your drawings successfully


Students: 10,230
Course Description

Google SketchUp is a free 3D modelling program designed for architects, civil and mechanical engineers, as well as graphic artists involved in filmmaking and game developing. It is an ideal introduction for both professionals and students who want to learn more about this software program or 3D modelling.
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ALISON’S free online course will teach you the fundamentals of SketchUp. You will be introduced to the navigation tools so you can orbit, pan and zoom around your model, then create a simple house with a few drawing and modification tools.


Accelerate your work process by creating a more detailed house with some drawing tips and the follow-me and offset tools. You will also use the tape measure tool to create reference edges, learn more about the offset and push/pull tools, copy objects and, finally, paint surfaces and bring in additional models from the Google 3D Warehouse.


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Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course you will know the Google SketchUp features and functions that are necessary when designing different models. You will learn how to measure accurately when drawing.You will be able to use different views to help when building your model successfully.
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You will know how to use groups and components to separate various parts of your model. It will help you to understand the surface of your model, the edges and other features that will allow you to easily change it to a shape that is relevant to your model.
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Module Title
Module 1: Introduction to Google SketchUp
Module 2: Google SketchUp Features and Functions
Module 3: Google SketchUp and Interior Views
Module 4: Google SketchUp and Model Making
Module 5: Google SketchUp Assessment

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Course Title Google SketchUp for 3D Modelling
Course # 361
Course Publisher Google SketchUp
Course Category 1
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Course Description 

Google SketchUp is a free 3D modelling program designed for architects, civil and mechanical engineers, as well as graphic artists involved in filmmaking and game developing. It is an ideal introduction for both professionals and students who want to learn more about this software program or 3D modelling.


ALISON’S free online course will teach you the fundamentals of SketchUp. You will be introduced to the navigation tools so you can orbit, pan and zoom around your model, then create a simple house with a few drawing and modification tools.


Accelerate your work process by creating a more detailed house with some drawing tips and the follow-me and offset tools. You will also use the tape measure tool to create reference edges, learn more about the offset and push/pull tools, copy objects and, finally, paint surfaces and bring in additional models from the Google 3D Warehouse.

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Release Date 19 April 2013
   
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner) 1-2 Hours
Video/Audio High
Audio Only None
Animation None
Assessments Yes
 
Education Level
Age appropriateness 16+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level Post-Secondary
 
Validation Level 5
ALISON Testing Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download Yes
Parchment Yes
Framed Certification Yes
   
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  • Marlon Arenz South Africa Excellent resources!! Got me up and running with Sketchup within a single day! 2015-03-26 10:03:58
  • Chidi Orji United Arab Emirates Great! 2015-03-15 20:03:52
  • Mohmed Hussain Maldives Its very helpful and easy to learn. 2015-02-26 13:02:50
  • David Mohallatee United States of America Very informative cant wait to try out some of the techniques taught on designing my own 3d models 2015-02-20 00:02:58
  • Susanna Marie Balinton Philippines Just what I need 2015-02-19 18:02:11
  • lahiru diyamantha Sri Lanka Good course 2015-02-17 06:02:04
  • Derrick Houston United States of America It was great. Some of the quiz questions wasn't direct enough however I still passed. Is there any way I can advance to the next level to get an even better understanding of the software? Thanks for the test. 2015-02-13 19:02:30
  • Habip Kemal Evci United Arab Emirates It was amazing, simple and understandable. I wish more complex projects or objects were included. Nevertheless, i learnt so many new things about Sketch-up course. Thank you Alison 2015-02-12 09:02:58
  • Osea Lewanituva Fiji The course is a very detailed course and it has really good tips on how to work faster using GS. The questions in the assessment are pretty good. I would give it a 5 star rating. 2015-02-09 01:02:46
  • Damir Milinović Croatia (Hrvatska) Excellent course, good time to learn basic skilles 2015-02-07 17:02:38
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