Film & TV

From creative sets to full blown animations, let us show you how to break into Hollywood.

  • Utilizing 3D modeling in top feature films for Marvel, Disney, and Universal

    Utilizing 3D modeling in top feature films for Marvel, Disney, and Universal

    Learn how Luke Whitelock utilizes 3D modeling to build some of the most iconic sets in the film industry today.

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  • Making a break in the TV industry with a little help from SketchUp

    Making a break in the TV industry with a little help from SketchUp

    The TV & film industry is a tough one to break into, but not too tough for Dave Blass, production designer for top TV shows, like “The Boys,” “Preacher,” “Constantine,” and “ER.”

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  • SketchUp hits Hollywood: Utilizing 3D modeling in the film industry

    SketchUp hits Hollywood: Utilizing 3D modeling in the film industry

    Learn about how Set Designer Chris Fagan changed careers from homes to Hollywood. SketchUp is part of the journey to visualize cinematic products.

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  • [Skill Builder] Putting reflections in your windows

    [Skill Builder] Putting reflections in your windows

    Make your models look even more realistic with the addition of reflections in your windows…no post-processing necessary.

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  • [Skill Builder] Use PNGs to add lighting and depth to your model8:52

    [Skill Builder] Use PNGs to add lighting and depth to your model

    Inspired by Dan Brown and tradeshow booth creation in SketchUp, we take a look at how to add lighting to your SketchUp models. Follow along as we show you how to take transparent PNGs and place them i

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  • [Skill Builder] Control shading for interior spaces

    [Skill Builder] Control shading for interior spaces

    Do you use SketchUp to model interior spaces? Adjust the shadow settings for every Scene you create to make your models pop.

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  • SketchUp Essentials Guide

    SketchUp Essentials Guide

    Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.

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  • Let's Talk Layout: Introduction to LayOut10:50

    Let's Talk Layout: Introduction to LayOut

    Introducing our series on LayOut! Don't worry you don't have to watch them all to understand LayOut and use it: pick and choose what you want to learn. In this video, we show you how LayOut is set up

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  • Concept Art – Chris Rosewarne | 3D Basecamp 201856:58

    Concept Art – Chris Rosewarne | 3D Basecamp 2018

    Concept art is the illustrative practice of producing visuals and designs for things that haven't been made or seen; they exist only in the script or in the director’s head until one puts pen to paper

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  • SketchUp Pro for set design: A conversation with Andy Walmsley

    SketchUp Pro for set design: A conversation with Andy Walmsley

    Ready to hear what an Emmy award-winning set designer has to say about stage design? Join us as Andy Walmsley sheds lights into how 3D modeling is changing his career.

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  • Getting Started with SketchUp - Part 19:51

    Getting Started with SketchUp - Part 1

    Learn the fundamentals of SketchUp by following along with this video series. Each video is a mini-project that will introduce new tools and essential techniques to the SketchUp work flow. This is P

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  • 7 tips for remote collaboration

    7 tips for remote collaboration

    Working remotely (from home or otherwise) can either be a dream-come-true, not-so-ideal, or your standard work mode. We've got some collaboration tricks that will help you work.

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  • 3D Warehouse

    3D Warehouse

    Need a chair, fern, or unique material? Speed up your design by utilizing over 4 million models.

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  • [Skill Builder] How to evaluate a 3D Warehouse model12:17

    [Skill Builder] How to evaluate a 3D Warehouse model

    If you work in SketchUp, you've probably been to the 3D Warehouse a time or two. A common question we get is, "How do I know if a file is good?". Follow along as we give you some top tips.

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  • [Quick Win] Editing components using the modifier tool0:53

    [Quick Win] Editing components using the modifier tool

    Have you ever needed to modify geometry that is deeply nested within a SketchUp model? If that item is a component, you can use the modifier key to move a copy of that object out of the model.

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  • [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model8:38

    [Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model

    We give you a few tips on how to optimize your large SketchUp model to prevent it from being too slow while you are working on it.

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  • We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!

    We've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut: See what's new in 2019.2!

    We're excited to announce we've enhanced SketchUp & LayOut for 2019. We've worked hard to update our top features, so see what's new for our 2019 update.

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  • [Quick Win] Resizing your circle with cardinal points0:45

    [Quick Win] Resizing your circle with cardinal points

    Did you know that when you draw a circle the corners that meet the axis are called cardinal points? If you click on those cardinal points, you can quickly and easily resize your circle.

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  • Live Modeling a Guitar in SketchUp3:30:23

    Live Modeling a Guitar in SketchUp

    Multistreaming with https://restream.io/ Aaron's mouse - 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise (https://www.3dconnexion.com/products/spacemouse/spacemouse-enterprise.html) Extensions Used: Vertex Tools

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  • [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups0:52

    [Quick Win] Using Outliner to navigate into nested groups

    Trying to edit your geometry? Simplify your process by selecting your outer group, choosing Outliner, and then navigating into your nested group.

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