Isabella Giacomin Innovation Specialist We’ve heard both professionals and hobbyists refer to SketchUp as a “life-changer,” but never before has that been truer than in Campinas, Brazil. There, Trimble has been working with the Brazilian non-profit CEPROMM to offer SketchUp training to underprivileged youth, which also removes them from the dangerous situations that dominate their neighborhoods. Isabella Giacomin will share her story of how technology and mentorship inspire hope for a brighter future.
Coming to you from a customer request, we show you how to use the Drape tool in Sandbox on a flat landscapi...
We cap off our Dynamic Component - Building a Fence series by adding pickets across the whole fence. Using exact spacing to set the picket components in place, follow along as we show you how to make
Jump into part two of our Dynamic Components - Building a Fence series, and learn how you can apply a little math to your components to place your fence posts at maximum spaced even distances.
Here are Aaron's personal favorite general-purpose extensions for SketchUp.
Check out our multi-part series on building a fence using dynamic components
Are you using templates yet? See how you can put them to use saving dimension styles, and learn how to set properties for things you are going to draw in LayOut before you draw them. Doing so ensures
Check out some meaningful ways to use the volume command to calculate how much something weighs, in addition to replicating and multiplying geometries. Who knew?!
Check out the replay of our International Space Station live model in SketchUp!
Leverage line scaling to create depth of field in your SketchUp model inside LayOut without losing any details.
Make toggle inferencing work for you and your project! If you’re ever working on geometry that is just a few degrees off axis, learn how to customize inferencing so you can do your best ‘just slightly
See how easy it is to create angle and running dimensions, ensuring that your design is accurate, as we deep dive into these workflows in LayOut.
Dive into one of the newest native features offered in SketchUp Pro 2020.2 - Native Weld - what it is, why you should use and how to do it. Use this native command now to select multiple line segments
Increase your efficiency with super simple and customizable Auto-Text tags.
Show off your SketchUp skills with these these exclusive tips on how to create unique and awe-inspiring shapes using just native tools, components and offsetting.
Tune in to watch this pre-recorded live modeling session! In this session, we live model the Taj Mahal.
Follow along as we take a look at an option you now have inside of Add Location - high resolution imagery from Nearmap.
Dive in with us as we unpack all the nitty gritty behind dimensioning. In this video we cover using object snap and grid snap, setting dimension styles, editing dimensions, and a whole lot more.
Expand your toolkit with scaled components to go from a 3D model with no bounds to an accurate, scaled down model you can print.
Learn three different ways to mask your design: clipping mask, opaque mask, and transparent mask. Each approach provides a different way to mask geometry in layout, highlighting and masking elements o
Check out this great introductory webinar to real-time visualization using Enscape and SketchUp.
Learn how to master countersinking holes into curved surfaces, sinking the whole piece into the design.