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SketchUp Extension Inspection with Skimp
Check out Skimp, the new extension from mind.sight.studios. Skimp simplifies meshes and speeds up the impor...
PAVE(ing) the way for future FIT university students
See how FIT and the PAVE competition is paving the way for visual merchandising, retail and display education.
[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.
Top 10 SketchUp extensions to boost productivity
Any 3D enthusiast can add these to their workflow to improve productivity and speed up modeling.
Inside a design/build studio semester
Get the inside scoop of how University of Colorado Boulder, Senior Instructor, Jade Polizzi teaches a design and build class during the semester.
How University of Guelph Professor brings expertise to landscape architect students
A top academic in landscape architecture at the University of Guelph, Dr. Nadia Amoroso focuses her work and her teaching methodology on visual representation, urban design, and creative mapping.
Massive Model Management – Dr. Matthew Nicholls | 3D Basecamp 2018
University of Reading Professor of Classics Dr. Matthew Nicholls teaches ancient history at Reading University in the UK, where he has been working on a large-scale digital model of ancient Rome buil
Trimble Visiting Professionals Program: Connecting today’s industry pioneers with tomorrow’s industry leaders
See how Trimble’s Visiting Professionals Program brings design and construction industry leaders to university classrooms.
The Basecamp EDU Ascent
https://3dbasecamp.sketchup.com/ascent-competition SketchUp's competition for higher ed students and educators is back! After hours of SketchUp coursework it's time to show the community what you've g
[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. Follow along a
Hammerstone: Carpentry for Women
After realizing the lack of women in woodworking, Maria Klemperer-Johnson founded the Hammerstone School of Carpentry for Women.
[Skill Builder] Tips for working with small geometry
Having a hard time making edits or changes to small geometry in your SketchUp model? Follow along as we show you how to use the scale-up method as a workaround for dealing with smaller geometry. Thank
Inspiring a Community – Isabella Giacomin | 3D Basecamp 2018
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, Trimb
[Quick Win] Use Section Planes to view inside a completed model
Trying to work inside a completed model? Try using Section Planes as a temporary tool to peek and work inside your model, unimpeded by the front half of your building or project.
10 tips for modeling large design projects
Ever wondered how design professionals manage to create gorgeous but more importantly functional models? (Ones that don’t take an age to load up and orbit?!) Well, wonder no more! We gleaned ten top
Closer Look at an MFA Thesis Completed in SketchUp
This week we're checking in with student Julia Carusillo of Savannah College of Art and Design, to discuss how she is using SketchUp to complete an MFA Thesis.
[Skill Builder] How to get the best performance with a large model
Using inspiration from Matthew Nicholl's 2018 3D Basecamp presentation, 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 i
[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. Follow along as we show you how to do this in SketchUp
[Quick Win] Modifying geometry with the erase tool
Did you know you can use the Erase tool to select geometry for modification? This quick win comes in from SketchUp forum user, @MikeWayzovski. Follow along as Aaron clicks, drags, and selects the area
[Quick Win] Scale to Measurement
Do you need to scale your object in SketchUp to a specific size? Well, we have an easy way to do that thanks to this user-submitted quick win from SketchUp forum user, @Box! Follow along as Aaron show
[Quick Win] Scale your photo with the blue axis