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Design Workshop Sydney conducts some exclusive courses on sketchup and other 3D design softwares. The courses are designed for beginner to intermediate levels.

These courses are useful to teach the skethup users to generate realistic 3D floor plans as well as produce 3D architectural visualization models, create 3D contour site models and build 3D cutaways of interior long elevations.

Course Details

Lesson 1: User interface

  • The SketchUp workspace
  • Tools & menus
  • Navigating your model
  • Common keyboard shortcuts

Lesson 2: The basics – Make a simple model

  • Applying the draw & modify tools
  • Fundamental materials & maps
  • Applying styles
  • Producing lighting & shadows
  • Exporting your model
  • Generating print-ready images

Lesson 3: Efficient Workflow

  • Importing CAD files
  • Performing with JPEGs
  • Regulating scales
  • Generating walls
  • Performing with layers
  • Perform with scenes
  • Making doors & windows
  • Inference locking

Lesson 4: Adding realism

  • Applying components
  • Applying outliner
  • Aligning to north
  • Pragmatic sunlight
  • Applying 3D Warehouse
  • Make a ground plane
  • Realistic materials
  • Producing atmospheric effects
  • Inserting a background image

Lesson 5: Animating your model

  • Forming cameras
  • The walk tool
  • Building fly throughs
  • Animation settings
  • Generating sections
  • Animating sections

Lesson 6: Create a massing model

  • Make terrain from contours
  • Performing with Sandbox
  • Include site details with the drape tool
  • Insert a realistic sky map

Lesson 7: Photo-realistic visualizations

  • Interior lighting with SketchUp
  • Plug ins for Photo-realism
  • Extensions & scripts
  • Enhancing images with Photoshop

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Sharpen your design skill through AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign