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About the Author
Aidan was a beloved member of the SketchUp team for 10 years. He birthed this blog, taught countless SketchUp classes, authored the SketchUp For Dummies book, and is a jolly fellow indeed. If you'd like to learn a little more about Aidan and his new endeavor, check out Bitsbox.More Content by Aidan Chopra
Take a dive into the innovative mind of architect Nick Sonder's as he shows us how he uses LayOut to create...
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.
Here are Aaron's personal favorite general-purpose extensions for SketchUp.
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.
We're taking a look at a free extension called Random Tools by Alex Schreyer. It's a suite of tools that helps with the random placement of objects. Download here: https://extensions.sketchup.com/e
Many people think that you only need the Rotate tool if you are adjusting the hands of a clock or arranging the wheels of a car. In this Skill Builder, you will see just some of the ways you can use t
Follow along with us on our forum: https://forums.sketchup.com/t/modeling-a-workbench-and-creating-drawing-from-layout-live/131109/37
We're still working our way through LayOut! A question that keeps coming up is how to stack viewports. Stacking viewports allows you to make portions of one viewport visible over another and it also a
Let's talk LayOut! In this video, we are looking at how to import files other than SketchUp files into LayOut.
In this video, we're going to walk you through how you can separate out your daylight and energy analysis to get quicker results in Sefaira for SketchUp.
In this video, we are going to talk about how you can identify whether your walls, doors, floors, windows or roofs have been tagged properly for Sefaira within SketchUp.
In this video, we're making a brick wall! Sound easy? Well, we are going to take it up a notch and dive into how to create this model using the texture of a real brick wall. Tune in for some tips!
We're still working our way through our LayOut series. In this video, we are going to cover presentation mode. This is a way to view, display, or share your LayOut file right within LayOut.
It's time to learn some more about Sefaira. In this video, we're going to talk about how you can assign different space types using SketchUp and Sefaira.
Today we are drawing a chain! We have some cool examples in here about repeating components and scaling. Check it out to learn some workflow tips and tricks.
Welcome to the 3D Warehouse! Check out this video to learn how to get started and how to utilize it in your workflow.
Continuing on with our LayOut series, in this video, we talk about how to get started with scrapbooks in LayOut.