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
Learn how Luke Whitelock utilizes 3D modeling to build some of the most iconic sets in the film industry today.
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.”
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.
[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.
[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
[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.
SketchUp Essentials Guide
Your toolkit of essential shortcuts and must-have extensions to get you on your way.
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
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
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.
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
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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[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.
[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.
[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.
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.
[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.
Live Modeling a Guitar in SketchUp
It's time to rock! In this live model session, we are live modeling a guitar. Aaron's mouse - 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Enterprise (https://www.3dconnexion.com/products/spacemouse/spacemouse-enterpri
[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.