Sketchup is a 3D modelling software that is designed to help users to draw with ease. It is ideal for planning interior design projects and proposals,but can also be used for modelling objects and outdoor spaces. SketchUp is sufficiently adaptable to be relevant for the home enthusiast and professionals alike. Here are 4 reasons why you should use SketchUp when creating designs:
SketchUp is very beginner-friendly. With many tips and hints to guide users along, SketchUp is easy to understand and use. This software is designed to be used by individuals of all ages, from students to mid-career professionals.
Create Professional Images Without Being a Professional
By adding various textures and shadows to objects, it’s hard for the images created using SketchUp to not have a professional finish. Elements of realism embedded in the program assists in the creation of 3D imagery as well.
Availability of Extensions
SketchUp has an “Extension Warehouse” which has a huge library of pre-existing objects that users can choose from. These extensions can be used in their sketches, and edited directly to save time and effort, especially when sketching complex objects such as rooftops, terrain, and vegetation. Some extensions can also help in the quick and accurate modelling of roads and bridges as well.
Create Anything and Everything
With SketchUp, users can create anything and everything — not limited to just buildings and infrastructure. As its target user group is within a wide range, SketchUp can be used for a variety of content, from sketching of plant cells by students to drawing furniture by interior designers. SketchUp can also animate scenes of a 3D model easily, further enhancing the versatility of the software.
Interested in Learning SketchUp?
Here at St. Hua Private Academy, we offer a comprehensive SketchUp Course. This course is designed as a starting point for new users.
After completing this course, you will have an in-depth understanding of the workings of SktechUp and will be able to draw various objects, build 3D models, and illustrate basic animations.
Our SketchUp course is a SkillFuture Credit Approved Course! Find out more about claiming using your SkillFuture credits here.