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Chicago 2 day SketchUp class

Looking to learn SketchUp? Come to our 2 day SketchUp class in Chicago! Taught by leading SketchUp Trainer, Daniel Brown, this course will cover everything you need to know to get started with SketchUp. You’ll learn how to navigate the interface, create architectural models, add textures and create design documents. By the end of the course, you’ll have the skills you need to create your own 3D models. And best of all, our course is …

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learn sketchup the right way bundle

Over the past month, I had to make some backend updates to the Content Management System. This resulted in a few UI changes as well as some front-end changes.  You won’t see the “Learn SketchUp the Right Way” course as a single course, but as 3 separate courses (bundle).This is mostly due to just the way the new system handles the sale of courses. Go to the Online Courses Page.  Login using your email/username After loggin in, click …

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A 10-week small group mentorship program taking place from September to November. It includes all the training you need to become a SketchUp master plus sooooo much more!

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I am excited to announce the release of my tv app for Amazon Fire TV. The app will allow first-time SketchUp users a chance to watch a series of videos on how to model their bedroom right from their tv screen. If you are an interior designer looking to learn SketchUp, this is a great way to get started learning SketchUp.  Deliver to your Fire TV Author: Dan Dan has been a designer, Sketchup trainer …

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I’m happy to announce the release of my new SketchUp training course for SketchUp Pro 2021. With the updates to a new logo and slight change to SketchUp’s UI, I felt it was necessary to launch all new content. This course is the beginning for updated and creating new SketchUp courses for 2021.

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In this image, I wanted to create a rendering where the background context just goes away and the fixtures were in color. I couldn’t just use the hidden line style and I didn’t want the linework to be shaded either. First, I hide the lighting components and exported the model with the hidden line style. Then I used layers to turn off the model and just turn on the fixture components and exported this out …

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This month, SketchUp released a competition to 3D model something useful that can be 3D printed. The holiday season is just around the corner so I figured everyone could use some SketchUp cookies. I’ll be tested the design over the next few weeks and will do another post testing my baking skills.

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SHARPENING YOUR DIGITAL PENCIL: 3D MODELING WITH SKETCHUP Thursday, October 29 • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Learn the basics of 3D digital modeling using Google SketchUp. This program bridges the gap between 2D drawings and actual 3D models by enabling you to draw using a familiar pencil and paper mechanism in a software context. Familiarize yourself with modeling terminology and concepts. Get comfortable using the basic tools and techniques to design and draw in …

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This week I finished up teaching a 3 day, 21 hour intensive session on SketchUp to designers taking NYU’s Summer Interior Design Certificate. The exercises were geared towards quickly visualizing interior spaces and using LayOut to create a design presentation. Students took this session as part of a 5 week long course.

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On August 26th and 27th I will be offering a SketchUp class in Toronto. This will be my first trip ever to Toronto and I look forward to offering this course two to three times a year.

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