SketchUp 2023: The A-Z Course to mastering 3D modeling you own this product

Simple steps to building stunning 3D models

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Welcome to this comprehensive beginner's course designed to unlock your creative potential in the realm of 3D design. Throughout this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals of 3D design, the layout and functionality of SketchUp, and the techniques necessary to transform your ideas into digital reality. You will engage in hands-on projects, encouraging you to apply learned concepts while cultivating a robust understanding of SketchUp's tools and applications.

By the end of this course, you will not only grasp the essentials of SketchUp but also gain the confidence to explore more complex design challenges. You will develop a strong foundation that will serve as a stepping stone towards more advanced 3D modeling techniques.

So, whether you are an aspiring architect, an interior designer, a game developer, or someone who loves to create, this course offers a fun, flexible, and comprehensive approach to 3D modeling. Let's start modeling!

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This course was created independently by Meta Brains and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.

about the video

This course is crafted specifically for those with little to no prior experience in 3D modeling, making the complex world of digital design accessible, enjoyable, and enriching.


Basic computer skills and SketchUp software

what you will learn

  • SketchUp Interface Navigation and access to its various tools and features
  • Understand and master the use of SketchUp's fundamental tools including Move, Push/Pull, Rotate, and Scale
  • Learn basic to complex 3D modeling techniques
  • Learn new skills in applying and editing materials for a realistic or stylized look to your 3D models
  • Understand how to set up and manipulate lighting and shadows within your scene to enhance the sense of depth and realism
  • 3D Rendering basics
  • Adopt best design practices
  • Learn to troubleshoot common issues that arise during the 3D modeling process

about the instructor

Meta Brains is a professional training brand developed by a team of software developers and finance professionals who have a passion for coding, finance, and Excel. They bring together professional and educational experiences to create world-class training programs accessible to everyone. Currently, they're focused on the next great revolution in computing: the metaverse. Their ultimate objective is to train the next generation of talent so we can code and build the metaverse together.

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