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Google Sketchup Cookbook: Practical Recipes and Essential Techniques

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As the first book for intermediate and advanced users of Google SketchUp, this Cookbook goes beyond the basics to explore the complex features and tools that design professionals use. You'll get numerous step-by-step tutorials for solving common (and not so common) design problems, with detailed color graphics to guide your way, and discussions that explain additional ways to complete a task. Google SketchUp Cookbook will help you:

  • Use SketchUp more efficiently by taking advantage of components and groups
  • Learn new techniques for using Follow Me, Intersect, and constraints
  • Go beyond simple textures with tools such as texture positioning and Photo Match
  • Create animations and walkthroughs, and explore design scenarios by using layers and scenes
  • Learn how to use styles to customize your presentations
  • Combine SketchUp with the 3D Warehouse and Google Earth

Google SketchUp Cookbook is ideal for architects, engineers, interior designers, product designers, woodworkers, and other professionals and hobbyists who want to work more efficiently and achieve true mastery of this amazing tool.

Synopsis:

For intermediate and advanced users of Google Sketch'p, this Cookbook provides step-by-step tutorials for solving common (and not so common) design problems, with discussions that explain additional ways to complete a task.

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About the Author

Bonnie Roskes is the founder of 3DVinci, a company that provides 3D design training for all ages and stages. Her books for design pros on SketchUp, Piranesi, and OneCNC have attracted a loyal following, and her SketchUp project books for kids K-12 are making 3D modeling and geometry accessible and fun for teachers, parents, and kids. Bonnie's practical, hands-on focus is based in her education in structural engineering and years of experience in bridge design.

Table of Contents

PrefaceChapter 1: Making Multiple CopiesChapter 2: Following Paths with Follow MeChapter 3: Intersection Edges: Cutting and TrimmingChapter 4: Advanced Intersect and Follow Me TechniquesChapter 5: Roofs: Constraints and InferencesChapter 6: Groups: Protect and DefendChapter 7: Components: Efficiency in RepetitionChapter 8: Painting, Materials, and TexturesChapter 9: Modeling with Digital PhotosChapter 10: Modeling with Exact DimensionsChapter 11: Presentation: Showing off Your ModelChapter 12: Displaying Your ModelChapter 13: 3D Warehouse and Google EarthChapter 14: Dynamic ComponentsColophon

Product Details

ISBN:
9780596155117
Author:
Roskes, Bonnie
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media
Manufactured:
O'Reilly
Subject:
Computer animation
Subject:
Computer graphics -- Design.
Subject:
Internet - Browsers
Subject:
Digital Media - Video & Animation
Subject:
Three-dimensional imaging
Subject:
Computer-aided design
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Graphics-Computer Animation
Subject:
3D;3D modeling;CAD;Constraint Locking;Dynamic components;Follow Me;Google Earth;Google SketchUp;Intersect with Model;Photo Match;SketchUp;SketchUp Components;sectioning;topography
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
386
Dimensions:
10 x 8 x 1 in 1.89 lb

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