Sketch-Up for Designers - Introduction

An introduction to Sketch-Up which is a free 3D modelling visual software, easy to learn and apply with many uses in interior and other 3D design.

Course Content

What will the course cover?
You will learn the basic principles of SketchUp enabling you to accurately produce and present drawings within the computer programme.

• SketchUp Tour,
• Learning how to model.
• Edges and faces
• Drawing in 3D on a 2D Screen
• Materials dialog box
• Paint bucket tool
• Applying stiles
• Fog
• Shadows
• Geo-reference
• Sharing
• Components
• The Outliner
• Layers
• Extruding, Subtracting, scaling

Entry Requirements

This course is designed for beginners and is open to all. No Previous knowledge of SketchUp is needed as instruction is given throughout the course.
Some basic knowledge of computers will be required. It is also recommended that you have some basic understanding of maths and geometry
Suitable for interior designers, architects, garden designers, set designers and anyone who is interested in creating and visualising 3D spaces.

First Class Requirements

Pen , notepad.

Attendance Requirements

As this is a short course it is recommended to attend all sessions.

Assessment Methods

Tutor feedback throughout the course.

Further Study Options

You can progress to the SketchUp Intermediate course or other interior design courses

Additional Information

This specialist course has been identified to run with fewer numbers due to either the student demand for the course and subject area or the need for increased one to one tuition. This course will be able to run with only 6 learners and will have a maximum of 10 in the class.