Learn 3D Modeling in SketchUp - Start to Finish Modeling for Beginners
Step By Step Instruction to Create a Stylized Tiny House Model in SketchUp
In this course, I will walk you through the creation of a tiny house exterior model. This course is designed for the SketchUp beginner in mind. With no previous experience required, this course will give step by step, easy to follow instructions to teach you create this model from start to finish.
Are there any prerequisites?
Students will need to install a free version of SketchUp on their computers, but no other previous experience is required.
What will I learn?
This course will walk you through the creation of a exterior 3D model from start to finish.
Topics covered will include
- Drawing 2D shapes
- Creating 3D geometry
- Using groups and components to quickly model repeating objects
- Importing and using materials
- Building your background
- Using styles to make your image more artistic
(Note: This model is BASED on an image of the MiniMotives Tiny House (More information about the house at http://minimotives.com/). The completed model is not a dimensionally accurate copy of the MiniMotives House. If you'd like a dimensionally accurate, more detailed 3D model of this house, you can purchase one at http://minimotives.com/.)
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.
StartStep 1 - Creating Your Base (11:28)
StartStep 2 - Extruding Your Building (10:48)
StartStep 3 - Draw Your Roof (5:47)
StartStep 4 - Part 1 - Draw your rough door and window openings (9:32)
StartStep 4 - Part 2 - Create Your Trim and Your Glass Detailing (15:55)
StartStep 5 - Add Stairs and Wheels (10:23)
StartStep 6 - Add Materials Part 1 - Basic Materials (8:08)
StartStep 6 - Part 2 - Adding a Custom Material (12:10)
StartStep 7 - Model Your Background (15:17)
StartStep 8 - Final Cleanup, Styles and Export (7:07)