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Google SketchUp A Crash Course<br />Michael Peters, Technology Integration, Colegio Americano de Guatemala<br />May-June 2...
1. What is Google SketchUp?<br />2. Where can you get it?<br /><ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>4. Basic Functi...
1. What is Google SketchUp?<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br /><ul><li> SketchUp is a 3D modelling program,  allowing ...
Used by architects, engineers, game developers, interior and industrial designers.
DESIGNED TO BE EASY.  Not really a “professional” quality 3D program.  Used to teach and learn basic 3D modelling concepts...
Users share their designs on the Sketchup 3D Warehouse. They can then be downloaded and used by anyone.</li></li></ul><li>...
Lots of other tutorials and training available at the site above, too.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3. Things to do with it …...
<ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
<ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
<ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />
<ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />
4. Basic Functions<br />A WORKSPACE tour <br />Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />Main Tool <br />Bar<br />Axes<br />Man (...
4. Basic Functions<br />Basic VIEW tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
4. Basic Functions<br />DRAWING / EDITING tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
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  1. 1. Google SketchUp A Crash Course<br />Michael Peters, Technology Integration, Colegio Americano de Guatemala<br />May-June 2010<br />http://misterpeters.pbworks.com<br />Email: mpeters@cag.edu.gt<br />
  2. 2. 1. What is Google SketchUp?<br />2. Where can you get it?<br /><ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>4. Basic Functions<br />A WORKSPACE tour <br />Basic VIEW tools<br />DRAWING / EDITING tools<br />MEASURING / LABELING tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  3. 3. 1. What is Google SketchUp?<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br /><ul><li> SketchUp is a 3D modelling program, allowing the creation, viewing and manipulation of 3D objects.
  4. 4. Used by architects, engineers, game developers, interior and industrial designers.
  5. 5. DESIGNED TO BE EASY. Not really a “professional” quality 3D program. Used to teach and learn basic 3D modelling concepts, and as a “sketch pad” for professionals for brainstorming and rough work.
  6. 6. Users share their designs on the Sketchup 3D Warehouse. They can then be downloaded and used by anyone.</li></li></ul><li>2. Where can you get it?<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br /><ul><li> It can be downloaded FOR FREE (the best part), by anyone, at …</li></ul>http://sketchup.google.com<br /><ul><li>SketchUp Pro is has a few extra features and is available free for teachers, and fairly inexpensively for students. BUT THIS IS UNNECESSARY FOR MOST USERS – THE FREE VERSION IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL
  7. 7. Lots of other tutorials and training available at the site above, too.</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google SketchUp Crash Course<br /><ul><li> For ideas, browse the Google SketchUp 3D Warehouse, available inside the program, or at … </li></ul>http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  9. 9. <ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />
  11. 11. <ul><li>3. Things to do with it … </li></ul>Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />
  12. 12. 4. Basic Functions<br />A WORKSPACE tour <br />Google Sketch-Up Crash Course<br />Main Tool <br />Bar<br />Axes<br />Man (Object)<br />Shows Scale<br />
  13. 13. 4. Basic Functions<br />Basic VIEW tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  14. 14. 4. Basic Functions<br />DRAWING / EDITING tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  15. 15. 4. Basic Functions<br />MEASURING and LABELING Tools<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br />
  16. 16. MOVING FORWARD<br />Google SketchUp Crash Course<br /><ul><li>Google Sketchup PRO can export models to many other professional grade 3D software packages (Blender, AutoCAD, etc).
  17. 17. Augmented Reality, design your own Second Life models, custom World of Warcraft objects and more!
  18. 18. This is a great starting point for anyone interested in architecture, industrial or interior design, game development, filmmaking or any type of engineering.
  19. 19. IT’S FUN! GO HAVE SOME!</li>
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