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Google SketchUp Pro 8 Tutorial

 Professionally created, self-study video training.

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Begin to take control of this powerful 3D modeling program with the help of this comprehensive Google SketchUp Pro 8 tutorial. Presented by artist and expert tutor Jason Maranto, he uses step-by-step video training movies to help explain and demonstrate the many valuable features, the outstanding toolset, and some great workflow techniques that will help you to work faster and smarter. In over eight hours of professionally created video training the tuition includes a tour of the SketchUp Pro 8 interface, creating page layouts step-by-step, dynamic components explained, using the Solids tools, the style builder and so much more. By the conclusion of this course you will not only have gained a solid foundation in Google SketchUp Pro but also learnt how to maximize its true potential for the benefit of you and your organization. Extensive workfiles are also included so you can follow along with the teachings of trainer Jason. You can view the complete training course contents below and start learning right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample the FREE Google SketchUp Pro 8 video tutorials available for your evaluation...
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Google SketchUp Pro 8 Tutorial Info

Tutor: Jason Maranto
Duration: 8.5 hrs / 99 video lessons
UK Price: £79.95 + VAT

EU Price: €84.95 + VAT

US & Canada: $124.95
Product Code: 34195
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Hardware Considerations
Web Resources
Install Folder Tour
User Interface Introduction

Google Earth Integration
Google Earth
Adding a Location
Building Maker
Photo Matching Mode

More New Stuff
Push / Pull Pre-Select
Back Edges & Outer Shell
Align Axes & Solar North
Scenes Thumbnails

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Solids & Calculate Volume
Solids Tools
More on the Trim Tool
Complex Geometry

Authoring Dynamic Components
Parent & Children Components
Reading Susan
Component Info & Form Design

Geometry Attributes
Formula View & Functions
Component Axis Plugin
Size Attributes
Rotation Attributes
Clock Example

OnClick Attribute
OnClick Functions
Surly Box Example
Animation Functions
24 Hour Clock Example

Copy & Copies Attribute
How to Create Copies
Arranging & Modifying
Copies in Animation

Hidden Attribute
Hidden True & False
Hiding Via OnClick
Using Logic Functions
Logic Based Form

Scale Tool Attribute
Constraining the Scale Tool
Scale Copy Process
Scale Copy Example

Material Attribute
Choosing Materials via Form
Changing Materials via OnClick
Specification Techniques
Using Both Methods

Dynamic Component Examples
Color Animation
Animated Wheels - Lesson 1
Animated Wheels - Lesson 2
Rickety Fence - Lesson 1
Rickety Fence - Lesson 2
Rickety Fence - Lesson 3

Style Builder
Why Style Builder?
User Interface
How Strokes Work
Drawing Strokes
Working with a Style

Layout Introduction
Introducing Layout
User Interface
Panning & Zooming
Shapes: Bezier Curve Concepts
Shapes: Primitives
Shape Editing Tools
Inserting Images
Silhouette Creation - Lesson 1
Silhouette Creation - Lesson 2
Clip Masks

Manipulation & Customization
Assigning Keyboard Shortcuts
Creating Custom Toolbars
Creating Custom Icons
Bring Forward / Backward
Center / Flip / Space
Shapes Special Behaviors
Shape Style

Text / Pages / Layers
Creating Text
Text Style Dialog: Format
Text Style Dialog: List
Importing Text

SketchUp & Layout
SketchUp to Layout
Inserting a Model
Manipulating a Model
Linear Dimensions Tool
Angular Dimensions Tool
Snapping & Presentation
Precise Align & Grid

Layout Fine-Tuning
Document Setup
Using Templates
Creating Templates

About the SketchUp Tutor

Course Conclusion
Course Wrap Up