Sketchup 3D Design – Basic


SkillsFuture Credit Approved Course


This course is an introduction to developing 3D design ideas using popular 3D design software Sketchup. Sketchup is very user-friendly and enables wonderful perspective drawings. It is ideal for planning interior design projects and proposals,but can also be used for modelling objects and outdoor spaces.The SketchUp sufficiently adaptable to be relevant for the home enthusiast and professionals alike.


15 hours


1.Get Ready
1.1.Install Sketchup Make
1.2.Sketchup Make vs Pro
1.3.Sketchup Preference/Setting
1.5.Shade Faces & Edges
1.6.Create Camera View
1.7.Create Shadow & Fog
1.8.Create Multiple Views with Scenes
1.9.Configure Toolbars

2.Manipulate Objects
2.1.Select & Move Objects
2.2.Scale & Rotate Objects
2.3.Manipulate Faces & Edges
2.4.Advanced Selection Tools

3.Drawing in Sketchup
3.1.Line Tool Fundamental
3.2.Eraser Tool
3.3.Rectangle Tools
3.4.Push Pull
3.6.Curved and Freehand Shapes
3.7.Circular Tools
3.8.Soften and Smooth Edges
3.9.Using the Follow Me Tool
3.10.3D Text

4.Measure & Label
4.1.Tape Measure
4.2.Protractor Tool
4.3.Create Label with the Text Tool
4.5.Create Cutaways with Section Planes

5.Stay Organized
5.1.Group Objects
5.2.Work with Layers
5.3.Work with Outliners

6.Work with Components
6.1.The Component Window
6.2.Create Components
6.3.Using the 3D Warehouse
6.4.Import Model
6.5.Component Options
6.6.Use the Interact Tool

7.Work with Materials
7.1.Apply Materials
7.2.Edit Materials
7.3.Create Materials

8.Work with Textures
8.1.Create Material
8.2.Map Curved Objects
8.3.Project Maps with Curved Objects
8.4.Create a Floor Plan Using BitMap Images

9.Rendering with Animation
9.1.Apply Styles
9.2.Create New Style
9.3.Export in 2D & 3D
9.4.Basic Animation

10.1.Sketchup Extensions
10.2.Install Extension

11.From 2D file to Build 3D model
11.1.Import 2D Drawing
11.3.Accurate placement