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A Fresh Look for SketchUp
As our brand and products have evolved, so has our suite of product logos.
PreDesign: Sunny with a chance of better design
SketchUp’s cooked up some brand-spanking-new functionality for better design in the 2021 release. Get the scoop.
SketchUp for Schools 2020: Make it work for your classroom
It’s time for back to school prep! Whether you’re teaching remotely this year, or you’re in the classroom, a new school year means exciting new features in SketchUp for Schools.
Learning SketchUp at Home for Students & Educators
With the unprecedented number of students and educators adjusting to distance learning, the SketchUp Education team would like to share some of our favorite free educational resources.
Converting bedrooms into classrooms
As we all learn how to live and work together but from a social distance, we need to come up with new ways to arrange our homes to accommodate both privacy and intimacy.
[Season 3, Episode 1] SketchUp Talk: Education with Chris Brasher
In our first episode of SketchUp Talk season 3, we go behind the scenes and talk to our education programs coordinator, Chris Brasher.
School is back in session: new features in SketchUp for Schools
It's back to school time, which means awesome new features for those of you teaching with SketchUp for Schools.
Under the Hood: An Extension Ecosystem with Christina Eneroth
If a tool or command doesn’t exist in SketchUp, Julia Christina Eneroth builds it. A designer and developer, Christina has published 66 extensions and plugins to Extension Warehouse.
[Skill Builder] Quick and easy conceptual massing with SketchUp
Are you working with 3D scan models, or trying to easily set even dimensions for your model? Follow along in this video tutorial as Aaron shows you a tool.
[Skill Builder] Prepping SketchUp Files for LayOut
We have had a lot of requests for a LayOut based Skill Builder, so let's start by preparing a SketchUp file for import into LayOut!
[Skill Builder] Drawing Drapes with Extensions!
Aaron showed how to draw drapes using only native SketchUp commands. Now let's see what we can do when we use a couple of extensions! Curviloft by Fredo6: https://extensions.sketchup.com/en/content/c
[Skill Builder] Making Drapes with Only Native Tools
By popular demand, Aaron is showing how to go about modeling drapes using only native SketchUp commands. No extensions, no 3DWarehouse, no shenanigans! Just pure SketchUp 3D magic!
[Skill Builder] Rough Openings
Part 4 in our Architectural hit list! This time we will cover a few tips for putting rough openings into the exterior walls!
[Skill Builder] Cardinal Points
Have you heard of Cardinal Points before? No? Well, they are in SketchUp, and they do some pretty cool stuff! Check it out and try modifying some Cardinal Points of your own!
[Skill Builder] Exploded Model
Have you ever seen one of those cool looking exploded views of a piece of furniture or model of something? Did you know you can make one of those in just a few minutes in SketchUp?
[Skill Builder] Always Face Camera
Aaron reviews the Always Face Camera option when creating a component. This will enable you to make your own scale figures and increase performance by only rendering a 2D form of the component. It's a
Fat Pencil Studio: Building and Organizing Models for Presentation
Joshua Cohen of Fat Pencil Studio talks through his process for construction logistics modeling including creating a base model, adding logistics and phasing information, and tips for presenting. http
Temple Grandin’s new home in SketchUp for Schools
Guess who the new scale figure for SketchUp for Schools is? It's Dr. Temple Grandin!
SketchUp Basics for K-12 Education - 1
Tutorials created for K-12 educators and students to easily get started making models in SketchUp. Start by launching SketchUp, choosing a template, knowing toolsets, and navigating within your model.