Entries by Daniel Brown

Layering SketchUp Exports

In this image, I wanted to create a rendering where the background context just goes away and the fixtures were in color. I couldn’t just use the hidden line style and I didn’t want the linework to be shaded either. First, I hide the lighting components and exported the model with the hidden line style. […]

SketchUp Seminar at NeoCon East

SHARPENING YOUR DIGITAL PENCIL: 3D MODELING WITH SKETCHUP Thursday, October 29 • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Learn the basics of 3D digital modeling using Google SketchUp. This program bridges the gap between 2D drawings and actual 3D models by enabling you to draw using a familiar pencil and paper mechanism in a software context. […]

3 Day Intensive SketchUp at NYU

This week I finished up teaching a 3 day, 21 hour intensive session on SketchUp to designers taking NYU’s Summer Interior Design Certificate. The exercises were geared towards quickly visualizing interior spaces and using LayOut to create a design presentation. Students took this session as part of a 5 week long course.

National Gallery of Art Training

Last month, I had the pleasure of giving a private training to the staff at the National Gallery of Art. SketchUp has such versatility and its use in the gallery / museum / exhibit industry is pretty straightforward. In a series of practice exercises, students were able to model an existing space, select artwork, place […]

End of Year Training Sale and Video Tutorials

This years has flown by so quickly. Since March, I trained in several cities, webinars, and private company trainings and am finally taking a break for a few weeks. I’m in the process of recording and finalizing several video tutorials that will become available by the end of the year. I’m also running a sale for […]

3D Scanning, 3D Modeling, 3D Printing

This semester at Harcum, I will be assisting one of my students, Elly Ball, in an independent study. The course will look into various new and advanced technologies that are reshaping the way designers gather data, design, and present their work.