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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


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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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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. 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 Rating (By Learners): 5 stars based on 310 reviews
Course Title: Google SketchUp for 3D Modelling
Course #: 361
Course Publisher: Google SketchUp
Course Category: 1
Content Origin:
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.

License: Not for download or distribution.
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:
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: Yes
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Nyein Ei Ei Hlaing
    Nyein Ei Ei Hlaing Myanmar I like this software. That is very useful for me. It is very easy to draw and understand. You give me a lot of training so thanks. 2015-06-24 03:06:23
  • Pepo Guitart
    Pepo Guitart Netherlands I think it was quite good but it is only centered around building a house. 2015-06-11 20:06:07
  • Mustapha Drouiche
    Mustapha Drouiche Algeria Lessons taught granted mastering program 2015-06-05 16:06:19
  • Mustapha Drouiche
    Mustapha Drouiche Algeria Thank God 2015-06-05 16:06:52
  • Nnamdi Ewuzie
    Nnamdi Ewuzie Nigeria Its wonderful but too short. Thanks 2015-06-03 12:06:16
  • Joseph Waymire
    Joseph Waymire United States of America Good overview of this process. 2015-05-21 01:05:55
  • Joseph Villegas
    Joseph Villegas United States of America I really love the Google Sketch Up for 3D Modeling Course! It will definitely help me in the future because of the amazing tools and references. I recommended it to anyone who wants to major in architecture or some type of engineering. 2015-05-14 18:05:58
  • Pankaj Yadav
    Pankaj Yadav India This is a great software to learn 3D modeling initially . 2015-05-09 04:05:08
  • Milena Bobrowska
    Milena Bobrowska Poland Great course, everything is clear and simple 2015-04-02 09:04:50
  • Joshua Lamb
    Joshua Lamb United States of America Awesome. 2015-03-31 16:03:12
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