Our SketchUp course teaches the fundamentals of 3D design in SketchUp. It is hands-on and practical. Our trainers teach the necessary theory then demonstrate techniques step-by-step. People attend this course to learn how to use SketchUp for interior design, architecture, landscaping and many more purposes.



  • SketchUp Basics
  • Comparing Sketch Up to Other 3D Modeling Programs
  • What you Should (and Shouldn’t) Expect SketchUp to Do
  • Taking the 10 minute Sketch Up Tour

Establishing the Model Surfaces

  • All About Edges and Faces
  • Drawing in 3D on a 2D screen
  • • Warming Up for SketchUp

Building Simple Models

  • Setting Up SketchUp
  • Making A Quick Model
  • Painting your Model
  • Giving Your Model Some Style
  • Adding Shadows
  • Sharing Your Model

Modeling Buildings

  • Drawing Floors and Walls
  • Creating Stairs
  • Creating a Roof

Keeping Your Model’s Appearance

  • Grouping Things Together
  • Working with Components
  • Discovering Dynamic Components
  • Taking Advantage of Components to Build Better Models

Creating Everyday Objects

  • Extruding Shapes with Follow Me
  • Modeling with the Scale Tool
  • Making and Modifying Terrain
  • Building a Solid Tools Foundation

Keeping Your Model Organized

  • Taking Stock of Your Organization Options
  • Using the Outliner
  • Putting It All Together

Modeling with Photographs

  • Painting Faces with Photos
  • Modeling Directly from a Photo
  • Modeling On Top of Photo Textures

Changing Your Model’s Appearance

  • Changing Your Model’s Appearance with Styles
  • Creating a New Style
  • Working with Shadows

Presenting Your Model inside SketchUp

  • Exploring Your Creation on Foot
  • Taking the Scenic Route
  • Mastering the Sectional Approach

Working with Google Earth and the 3D Warehouse

  • Getting the Big (3D) Picture
  • Sending Your Models to Google Earth
  • Using the 3D Warehouse

Printing Your Work

  • Printing from a Windows Computer
  • Printing from a Mac
  • Printing to a Particular Scale

Exporting Images and Animations

  • Exporting 2D Images of your Model
  • Making Movies with Animation Export

Exporting to CAD, Illustration, and Other Modeling Software

  • Exporting Drawings in 2D
  • Exporting 3D Data for Other Software

Creating Presentation Documents with Layout

  • Getting Your Bearings
  • Building a Quick Layout Document
  • Life after Layout
  • Staying Organized with Layers and Pages
  • Working with Inserted Model Views
  • Discovering More about Dimensions
  • Drawing with Layout’s Vector Tools
  • Customizing Layout with Templates and Scrapbooks

Troubleshooting and Using Additional Resources

  • Ten SketchUp Traps and Their Solutions
  • Ten Plugins, Extensions, and Resources Worth Getting
  • Ten Ways to Discover Even More
  • Describing Enterprise and Project-Specific data
  • Logging In
  • Opening an Existing Project
  • Opening and Customizing Layouts
  • Describing Components of EPS
  • Create a project
  • Navigating in the Projects Window
  • Viewing Project Details
  • Defining a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating the WBS Hierarchy
  • Describing an Activity and its Components
  • Describing Activity Types
  • Adding Activities
  • Adding a Notebook Topic
  • Adding Steps to an Activity
  • Assigning Activity Codes
  • Viewing a Network Logic Diagram
  • Relationship Types
  • Creating Relationships
  • Performing a Forward and Backward Pass
  • Describing Float
  • Applying an Overall Deadline to a Project
  • Apply a Constraint to an Activity
  • Creating a Reflection Project
  • Merging Changes
  • Grouping Activities
  • Sorting
  • Filtering
  • Describing Roles and Resources
  • Viewing Dictionaries
  • Assigning Roles to an Activity
  • Assign Rates on Roles
  • Assigning Resources
  • Adjusting Budgeted Units/Time
  • Displaying the Resource Usage Profile
  • Analyzing Schedule Dates
  • Shortening a Project Schedule
  • Analyzing Resource Availability
  • Creating a Baseline Plan
  • Display Baseline Bars on the Gantt Chart
  • Describing Methods for Updating the Schedule
  • Using Progress Spotlight
  • Start using Activities
  • Rescheduling the Project
  • Describing Reporting Methods
  • Running a Schedule Report
  • Creating a report with the Report Wizard
  • Calculating Planned Value Cost
  • Calculating Actual Cost
  • Calculating Earned Value Cost
  • Measuring Performance Percent Complete
  • Opening Multiple Projects
  • Setting the Default Project
  • Using the Resource Usage Profile
  • Using the Resource Usage Spreadsheet
  • Viewing the Assignments Window
  • Viewing and Editing Allocation
  • Editing Future Buckets
  • Using Curves
  • Setting Leveling Options
  • Leveling Based on Priority
  • Multiple Float Paths
  • Calendar Effect on Lag
  • Scheduling Out-of-Sequence Activities
  • Choosing a Template
  • Filtering Data


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