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SketchUp Level 2 - Beyond the Basics Course Outline

 (2 days)

Overview
This 2-day class provides an overview of all of the some more advanced skills in SketchUp such as Layout and Scrapbooks. An overview of time-saving plugins is covered. In addition, photorealistic rendering is reviewed using Podium.

Who Should Attend
This is for individuals who are functional in the basics of SketchUp and are ready to take their skills to the next level.

Hardware Platform
This class is taught on the Windows platform. However, SketchUp on the Mac is very similar and Mac users are welcome in this class. If there are Mac users in a session, the instructor will play several videos highlighting the system interface differences between the two platforms.

Prerequisites
We strongly encourage that individuals take the SketchUp Level 1 Essentials class or have similar product experience before taking this class. If you have never used SketchUp, this class is not for you.

Course Outline

Quick Review
Manipulation Tools
Groups and Components
Time-saving Tips

Layout Basics
Setting up your SketchUp File for Layout
Linking/sending file to layout
Setting up a title block
Auto-text setup
Template Setup
Default Style Setup
Drawing to Scale
Dimensioning
Exporting to PDF

More Layout Features
Using Scrapbooks
Creating your own Scrapbook
Updating your Model Changes on all Pages in Layout
Aligning Multiple items
Grouping
Clipping Masks

Plugins
Overview of Useful Plugins
Fredo tools
JHS powerbar
1001 bit tools
dibac
Housebuilder
Truebend
Curviloft
3D Tree maker

Rendering for Photorealistic Models
Overview of suggested platform options
Basic rendering concepts,
Intro to Podium
Presets
Common Settings: Diffuse, Transparency, Reflection, Refraction, Bump, Lighting Emitting Material
Rendering Libraries

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Fee:  $795

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