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…

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…

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…

2 Day SketchUp Class in Toronto

On August 26th and 27th I will be offering a SketchUp class in Toronto. This will be my first trip ever to Toronto and I look forward to offering this course two to three times a year.

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…

Latest Project with SketchUp and Podium Walker

I just finished some  renderings and an animation of a space that included a hallway, common area, and 2 kids bedrooms. The model was done in SketchUp and then exported as an animation with Podium Walker.  
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New Live and Online SketchUp Training Dates

I am happy to announce some new training dates through April. Also, look forward to training in Chicago as well as monthly webinars. Subscription based tutorial will be released in the next month.

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…

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…

San Diego Training on Sale

Save $95 by signing up for the 2 Day SketchUp Class by Friday.

Book Review: 3D Printing with SketchUp

3D Printing is becoming more and more popular and easier than ever to do on your own. SketchUp has always been known as a quick and easy 3D modeling program to help visualize ideas. The process for 3D printing is not well documented and depending…

Guest Speaker in Taos, NM Next Month

I am very excited to travel out west for the UNM-Taos Sustainability Institute: Humanitarian Design Seminar through August 5-8, 2014 Four days of lectures, movies and workshops with seven speakers from around the world showcasing effective…

Reviewing 3D Printing with SketchUp Book

Over the next few weeks, I'll be reviewing the latest book from Packt Publishing: 3D Printing with SketchUp.