Intro to SketchUp - Creating Your First Model

Get Started in SketchUp by creating your first model in minutes!

This course will walk you through creating your first model in SketchUp - a table.

No Prior Experience Required - This course is designed so even people with no prior SketchUp experience can follow along.

What do you need? The course will walk you through downloading the free version of SketchUp. Nothing else is required.

What will you learn? We will go through the basics of creating a model, including:

  • Using the Rectangle tool to draw shapes
  • Taking shapes from 2 dimensions to 3 dimensions
  • Grouping items in your model
  • Moving and rotating items in your model
  • Using the scale tool to size items in your model appropriately

How Long will it take? This tutorial is only 10 minutes long. It's designed help you get started in SketchUp quickly

Your Instructor

Justin Geis
Justin Geis

Justin Geis is the founder of The SketchUp Essentials and the SketchUp Essentials YouTube Channel. Justin started using SketchUp as part of his work as a general contractor in 2008. He quickly realized the power of the software and started using it for personal projects. He started The SketchUp Essentials as a place to share easy to follow SketchUp tutorials and tips to help everyone harness the power of 3D Modeling in their lives.

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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