Last Updated 19/07/2017

Web Tutorials – SketchUp and Layout

This document has links out to videos.  Hover over the word link to the right hand of the video description and left click on it. Your default internet browser should open up and take you to a video.  Some will automatically start and others you will need to press play.  From time to time videos get removed or moved, so I apologise in advance for any dead or broken links.

You will notice that there are sometimes multiple videos about the same tool.  I have tried to arrange the videos so that you work through from the start and each time a you see a repeat video it will give you some more in depth information.  This gives you a chance for repetition to get into your medium term memory.  Hopefully you also don’t feel as overwhelmed by the complexity of the program when you start watching the videos as well.

Key: R = Rudiment (must understand before moving on to intermediate), Beginner I = Intermediate, A= Advanced

Contents

SketchUp        2

Intro        2

Basics        2

Basics Two        3

Intermediate        4

Advanced        5

Layout        6

Layout Sketchup Introductory Tutorial and PlusSpec model demonstration        6

Basics        6

Basics 2        7

Intermediate        7

Advanced        8

Bibliography        9

 SketchUp

Relevant to

LinkY

Rudiment

Baseplan

Concept

Planting plan

Detailing

Intro

OH&S for Computers – 80’s Version (you are welcome!!!)

LinkY

What is CAD?

Link

What is SketchUp?

LinkY

Getting a copy of SketchUp Pro Student Version

Basics

Setting up your workspace

Link

Saving your file

Link

Navigation

Zooming, panning and orbiting

LinkR

Selection

Link

Drawing

Lines

LinkR

Rectangles and Circles Good

LinkS

Surfaces Good - link to advanced surfaces clip

LinkR

Drawing lines and objects to a known measurement Good

linkR

Groups and Components  Excellent

LinkY

mEraser  Good

 linkY

Getting the best view of what you are doing Really terrific

LinkY

Push Pull Check Quality

LinkY

Modifying tools

Move

Link

Scale an image of a floorplan Redo

LinkR

Scale a DWG Needs link

Rotate Good - material dense

LinkS

Visualisations

Bucket Tool Good

LinkS

Tips

Making doors and windows in 3d Excellent but bit soft

LinkY

Youtube channels and series

SketchUp basics Good

Link

Basics Two

Navigation

Selecting what you mean to select Excellent but bit soft

LinkY

Drawing

Arc Excellent

LinkY

Polygon – Choosing amount sides Link broken

LINKY

Locking to Axis Low Quality Video

LINKY

Surfaces - Repairing Link broken

LinkR

The relationship between edges and faces Excellent

LinkY

Components v similar to Groups and Components - Both excellent 

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Modifying tools

Tape measure - For scaling and resizing Good

LinkR

Protractor Needs link

Array Excellent

LinkR

Divide Excellent

LinkR

Offset Excellent

LinkY

Scale Excellent

LinkY

Rotate Good

LinkY

Follow me Excellent

LinkY

Visualisations

Bucket Tool Excellent

LinkY

Styles Needs link

Position Camera tool Needs link

Scaling your project Needs link

Putting it together Needs link

Offsetting an exterior wall Excellent

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Intermediate

6 Tips Excellent

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Drawing

Drawing a Sphere Vid has no sound

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Modifying tools

Array, Divide around a point Excellent

LinkR

Scaling Excellent

LinkY

Scaling to warp Needs link

Sandbox tools Needs link

Solid Tools Needs link

Tape measure Good

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Visualisations

Sections  Good

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Animation Needs link

Scenes Good

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Rendering – Shaderlight Needs link 

Shaderlight basics Needs link

Applying your own textures Needs link

Creating Pattern with components Terrific

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Modeling with photo Match Good 

LinkR

Mapping textures onto curved surfaces Excellent

LinkR

Tips and Tricks

Alternate functions of tools OK

LinkY

Putting it all together

Tracing an image Needs link

Importing a CAD file Needs link

Saving Images Needs link

Making stairs: The component method Excellent

Link

Drawing a gabled roof Excellent

Link

Creating eaves Excellent

Link

Creating a curved Stool V advanced!

Link1S

Advanced

Plugins

Chris Fullmer Needs link

Artisan Needs link

Link

Problem Solving

A face flashes when I orbit Good

Link

I can’t move my component the way I want to Good

Link

Edges on a face won’t sink in Excellent

Link

Won’t make a face where I want it to Excellent

Link

Repairing surfaces 1 REDO

Link

Youtube Channels worth looking at

Master SketchUp Good

LinkY

SketchUp – Official Channel Good

LinkY

Layout

Relevant to

Rudiments

Base Plan

Concept

Planting

Detailing

LinkR

Introduction

What is layout?

Page setup

Layout Sketchup Introductory Tutorial and PlusSpec model demonstration

Good but v long: 19 min

LinkR

Getting Started Good

LinkR

Getting Started 2 Good

LinkR

Rudiments

Base Plan

Concept

Planting

Detailing

Navigation

Zooming and Panning

LinkR

Selection

LinkR

Drawing

Lines Good

LinkR

Rectangles and Circles Good

LinkR

Drawing to scale Good

LinkR

Callouts

LinkR

Palettes

Shape Style Terrific

LinkR

Text

LinkR

Scaled Drawings

Pages

LinkR

Pattern Fill

LinkR

Instructor

LinkR

Layers

Dimensions

Line weights

LinkR

Scrapbook

LinkR

Working with SketchUp and other Software

Inserting a SketchUp File Modifying Inserted SketchUp Viewport

LinkR

Importing a Base Plan Image File to Trace Terrific

LinkR

Modifying tools

Scaling Needs link

Moving

LinkR

Split and Join

LinkR

Style Picker

LinkR

Styles Needs link

Spreadsheets Needs link

Clipping masks Needs link  ESSENTIAL

LinkR

Dimensions

Link Y

Projects

Construction detailing Good - v long: 14.40

LinkR

Bibliography

Brightman, M. (2016). Mike Brightman. Retrieved from YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/BrightIdeasConsult/featured

Dummies, G. S. (2016). Google SketchUp for Dummies. Retrieved from YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx0OiVdh0CL4Qib-_UZfAVg

SketchUp. (2016). SketchUp. Retrieved from YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/SketchUpVideo

Authors of Youtube videos are available if you follow the video links to the Youtube website.

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