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  • What's your SketchUp resolution for 2020?

    What's your SketchUp resolution for 2020?

    Do you have a SketchUp resolution? Check out what some of the folks around the office want to get better at in SketchUp next year.

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  • Using the Circle tool for smooth edges - Quick Win0:47

    Using the Circle tool for smooth edges - Quick Win

    Did you know the circle tool can have anywhere from 999 to only 3 sides? While it might look like a polygon, circles automatically smooth the edges. See how it's done!

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  • [Skill Builder] Creating a mirror effect6:35

    [Skill Builder] Creating a mirror effect

    Follow along as we use native tools only to create a mirror effect inside of SketchUp. Inspired by this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkr5vylrayk

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  • [Quick Win] Whiteout your entire SketchUp model via Layers0:53

    [Quick Win] Whiteout your entire SketchUp model via Layers

    Turn everything white in your model whether it's the front side or the backside by setting your Layer color to white and turning on color by Layer. Follow along as we show you how in this SketchUp Qui

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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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  • Getting Started with LayOut8:37

    Getting Started with LayOut

    LayOut is part of SketchUp Pro, designed to make printing, presenting and documenting your SketchUp models fast and easy. This video covers the basics of bringing a SketchUp model into LayOut.

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  • [Quick Win] Painting with Hidden Geometry0:49

    [Quick Win] Painting with Hidden Geometry

    Just trying to paint a specific area of your model? Use hidden geometry and the paint bucket tool to paint only a portion of your surface. Follow along as we show you how to do this seamlessly!

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  • [Skill Builder] Aligning Off-Axis Objects in SketchUp9:59

    [Skill Builder] Aligning Off-Axis Objects in SketchUp

    Follow along in this Skill Builder as we should you a couple of different ways to align geometry to existing geometry that is not aligned with the axis.

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  • [Quick Win] Using Smoove and pre-select to create ridges and valleys0:44

    [Quick Win] Using Smoove and pre-select to create ridges and valleys

    We all know that the Smoove tool is great for making landscapes and organic shapes by moving circular sections up and down. BUT did you know you can create ridges and valleys that are not in a circula

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  • [Quick Win] How to move surfaces horizontally with the Smoove tool0:46

    [Quick Win] How to move surfaces horizontally with the Smoove tool

    We all know that the Smoove tool is great for moving surfaces vertically, but did you know you can use it to move surfaces horizontally? Check out this Quick Win to see how it's done.

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  • [Quick Win] Creating partially scaled objects in SketchUp0:59

    [Quick Win] Creating partially scaled objects in SketchUp

    Just as a reminder, you can always scale up or down, but did you know you can also partially scale a model? First, enter the group. Then, select individual faces and start to scale down (or up!). All

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  • [Skill Builder] Making landscape contour lines from a smooth mesh8:59

    [Skill Builder] Making landscape contour lines from a smooth mesh

    Take those landscape models up a notch with this week's Skill Builder. Follow along as we run through the process of taking a smooth mesh and breaking it down into contour lines for a landscape model.

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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] Using geo-locate to toggle between layers7:35

    [Skill Builder] Using geo-locate to toggle between layers

    Is there a way to assign a shortcut key to layer toggling? Suggested by forum user Wo3dan, we show you how to use geo-locate layers to create a layer system that you can toggle between.

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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 when searchi

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  • [Quick Win] How to rotate non-orthogonal geometry1:00

    [Quick Win] How to rotate non-orthogonal geometry

    Do you ever have geometry that doesn't align to any axis in your model? If you ever try to rotate it, you might run into some difficulty. Follow along as we show you how to use "Click and Drag" to pic

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  • [Quick Win] Temporary Reference Geometry0:52

    [Quick Win] Temporary Reference Geometry

    Do you ever find yourself wanting to move geometry from a point that isn't there? Here's a quick reminder that you don't need to copy the geometry that you're using as an inference.

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  • [Skill Builder] Add water to your landscape7:44

    [Skill Builder] Add water to your landscape

    Turn your landscape drawings up a notch by adding water throughout. In this SketchUp Skill Builder, we show you how to add bodies of water to your landscape designs. Is this the kind of workflow you g

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  • Live Modeling the Burj al Arab in SketchUp3:26:17

    Live Modeling the Burj al Arab in SketchUp

    Watch as we live model the iconic Burj al Arab hotel in SketchUp.

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  • [Quick Win] Moving a Point0:43

    [Quick Win] Moving a Point

    Just a (Quick Win) friendly reminder: you can use the Move tool on more than just surfaces and edges. If you enter the Move tool without selecting anything you can hover over individual points and cli

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