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[Skill Builder] 5 Tips for Making 2D Layouts in SketchUp

Sometimes, you just flat out want to make a two-dimensional view. Aaron shares his thoughts on best practices for creating that type of imagery.

1. Use Groups

2. Tags are different than layers

3. Arrange objects along the Z-axis

4. View the model in Parallel Projection

5. Aaron's custom 2.5D technique

Of course, the best way to represent and communicate your three-dimensional designs in 2D is through LayOut. From construction documents to architectural details, or simple vector output of linework, LayOut is the paper space partner software to SketchUp. Interior design room layouts and DIY home building projects can benefit from this tool. 

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