John continues his introduction to Google SketchUp with a third installment. In this episode we look at how to change the look/view in SketchUp using the styles and section plane to manipulate a pre-made house.
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to choose, change, or update different styles to your sketch up models in Google SketchUp 6. This tutorial covers the new Styles dialog box that is a part of Google SketchUp 6. This replaced the previous dialog box called " ...more
This tutorial goes into a few more advanced uses of the sections tool in Google SketchUp. You can use this tool to control the display of section cuts, change the width and color of section planes and even create section animations.
This video series explains how to keep your SketchUp model organized. The videos correspond to Chapter 5 of the book Google SketchUp for Dummies. PART 1 explains how to group things together. PART 2 shows you how to select and replace instances. PART 3 covers making new compon ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to create quick and easy copies as well as repeated copies, or arrays. As arrays are so easy to create, don't worry if you make a mistake. Simply undo the array and recreate it. This tutorial covers how to make one copy, cr ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the circle and polygon tools in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers drawing a circle or polygon, changing the number of sides of a circle or polygon, and viewing additional information through the entity info dialo ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the position camera and look around tools in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers how look around is a stationary viewing tool, how position camera allows you to place your view, how to position your view exactly, a ...more
Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the text and 3d text tools in Google SketchUp. There are several ways to create text and annotations in SketchUp. This tutorial covers how to create on-screen text and annotations, how to change text settings, the di ...more
News : Trimble Releases SketchUp Viewer, the First Commercial HoloLens Application in the Windows Store
Visualization is one of the obvious commercial applications for technology such as Microsoft's HoloLens. The ability to see the assets of a project in different scales—from micro to larger-than-life—with a quick air tap will play a large part in the coming augmented reality re ...more
In the past, to see a pre-constructed state of the house that you would one day live in, you had to be able to read blueprints or hire an artist to sketch it out. Later came the ability to have a 3D rendering of that house on a screen, but you'd still have to work hard to envi ...more
In an early morning blog post, Microsoft announced the expansion of the Microsoft HoloLens Agency Readiness Partner Program. This announcement comes on the tail of an expanded HoloLens release over the last few months to many countries outside the initial US and Canada. Micro ...more
A new technological movement without the technology itself is just an idea sitting and waiting. Once the technology is present in the equation, movement forward can begin. This is how many of us see the head-mounted displays (HMDs) and smartglasses that have recently entered t ...more