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SketchUp Bootcamp: A SketchUp Feast!

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  • COST

    Free and open to the public.

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    2 LU AIA credits available

Wish you knew SketchUp? Well thank your lucky stars, here’s your chance! Come visit us (virtually!) during an online session of the next BSA SketchUp Bootcamp and learn from an expert.
Like every month, I’ll show you how to start with SketchUp’s basic toolset and work your way up to more complex geometry. This month you’ll learn all about using the Offset Tool to create walls with thickness, and we’ll combine it with the Arc Tool to make a curving retaining wall - then back to Offset for a stone cap!
Looking to add color and texture to your model? It’s easier than you think! I’ll walk you through the steps use the Paint Bucket Tool, and I’ll share my tips for using Import to create custom materials right in SketchUp.
Plus we’ll dive into how to apply textures to curved and irregular surfaces with the Texture Tweaker (yep, that’s what it’s called!).
And in our LayOut Tip of the Month I’ll show you some tricks to make your sections look great using LayOut’s drawing tools.
All user levels are welcome, from new users to pros; best practices for SketchUp drawing are emphasized each session, whether you're starting your first SketchUp model or expanding your SketchUp proficiency.
Bring your questions and I’ll help you streamline your process so you can master SketchUp!
Feel free to bring your fully-charged laptop (and mouse) with SketchUp version 2017 (or later) installed, or just come to watch.
Click here to download the free, standalone version of SketchUp Make 2017: