Learn to render in 3D using SketchUp!
SketchUp is a user-friendly application that helps designers bring their visions to life in 3D. Through guided practice with plenty of personal attention, students in this course learn to build 3D models of architectural designs. The course also introduces rendering plug-ins such as Podium to add realistic lighting and textures to 3D models.
The workshop-style atmosphere of this class emphasizes learning through doing, where students have ample opportunity to practice the skills they need.
$1,200.00 (Payment Plans available. )
Overview of SketchUp: Functions, Navigations, Shortcuts, Tools
3D Visualizations for Presentations
Interior & Exterior 3D Models
Residential Design Projects
Lighting and Texturing Effects
Personal Laptop with operating system minimum OSX or Windows 7 (The laptop is used to practice at home. Computers are provided in class.)
SketchUp Student License ($49/year) - (You will need proof of enrollment to purchase the student license. This will be given in class. Please wait until after the first class session to make your purchase. )Google Drive Access
CLASS DATES: (Once per week)
The instructor will explain recommended tools and software such as a mouse with scroll wheel, Adobe Photoshop, and the rendering plug-in “SU Podium V2.5 Plus”.
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM (4 Hours)