Art_634_syllabus

Proj_1_Create Furniture Object

Why Sketchup?
*Free download
*Power, Speed, Ease of use
*Warehouse Objects, Plugins
*Lighting / Shading built in
*Communicate Quickly
*Industries- Architecture Visualization aka Archviz, Interior Design for Business or Home, Set Design for Film, Video Game Set, Previz

Production ‘Pipeline’ example:
Model > Texture > Render/Animate > Present

Sketchup Basics

Add the VIEWS to your toolbar
O=Orbit
Scroll=zoom
spacebar=selection tool
H = Pan tool
P=Push/Pull
F= Offset tool
S=Scale

Shape Tools
*Building Shapes and Adding Sides – NUMBER and the letter S

M=Move hold down the following to constrain movement
Right Arrow Key*red axis
Left Arrow Key*green axis
Up Arrow Key*blue axis

Right Click to Make Component or Group
Components vs Groups

day 2
Camera- Parallel Projection vs Perspective
Measuring Objects
Using tape measure
Follow Me Tool
Sandbox Tool
Making a Globe
Warehouse

Errors:
in case your Perspective View looks weird make this adjustmentCamera > Field of View and reset it to 30 deg.

Go from ILLUSTRATOR SVG to STL to SKETCHUP!
*this helps for 3D printing objects
*requires the addition of an STL extension

https://www.3dhubs.com/talk/thread/illustrator-sketchup-and-terrible-pain-butt-it-was

http://svg2stl.com/

 

Materials Notes:

Painting Materials –

From the ground up

Groups

Painting Parts of a group

Texture > Position

Importing Textures

Projected Textures

Color & Textures

Tutorial on Materials

Category : 3D

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