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SketchUp: Intermediate

2 days
597 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
25 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
2 days
597 GBP excl. VAT
Next course start
25 April, 2024 (+3 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

SketchUp: Intermediate

Creating 3D drawings quickly and easily is a valuable skill in any design practice and can significantly enhance your professional communication and presentation. Sketch Up Make is a free 3D modelling software, available as a free download, making it accessible for all.

From 2D plans and elevations to 3D rendered objects and interiors.

This is an advanced level and it is suitable for anybody who has completed Sketch Up 2 days introduction course.

You’ll be able to use your learned skills in a real life work; you ‘ll be able to create your own 3D furniture and to organize a professional presentation including videos

You will also learn how to improve the quality of your renderings using a free plug in named Twilight Render

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 3 start dates

25 April, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

23 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

27 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

Anyone wanting to develop their digital design skills and create accurate 2D images and 3D models to visualise space. Suitable for designers from all backgrounds from interior designers , architects, theatre and film as well as artists and craftspeople.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You will have practised using the tools through a series of exercises and be able to create 2D plans, 3D models and renderings.

This easy-to-use interface, will help you as designer to explore the entire volume of the space and make design decision accordingly.

You will experience the process of realistically shaping spaces, through the manipulation of spatial volume.

Sketch Up will represent for you a very powerful tool to effectively communicate your ideas to clients and colleagues.

You’ll leave with a number of digital images and the ability to produce accurate models.

Training Course Content

1st Day

  • Importing, re-sizing and re-tracing a 2D floor plan as JPG
  • Creating a 3D model from a 2D plan
  • 3D Warehouse : importing furniture into your model
  • Locating furniture into your model : Scale Rotate Move
  • Rendering your model importing client textures/materials/wallpaper
  • Customising furniture imported from 3D Warehouse
  • Organizing your model : Layers vs Outliner
  • How to creatively use Follow me Tool ( creating a bulb )

2nd Day

  • Previous lesson briefly re-cap
  • Setting up a presentation Step 1: Saving Views
  • Setting up a presentation Step 2 : Styles
  • Setting up a presentation Step 3 : Creating an animation/video
  • Creating sections: Section Plane
  • Improving your rendering : quick introduction of Twilight a free plug in for turning Sketch Up views into photo-realistic images


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Anna Stark, NVIDIA
29 Apr 2016
One of the best trainings I’ve ever attended

The instructor managed to present content in a way that is both methodical and inspiring. I left the training full of ideas. One of the best trainings I’ve ever attended.

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