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SketchUp Course


By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of 3D computer modeling.
  • Be able to navigate a 3D model in SketchUp with ease using the mouse and keyboard.
  • Be able to make animations of 3D models and export them as video files.
  • Be able to see the a realistic cast of the shadow from the sun on your 3D model at a specified time and place.
  • Be able to design simple woodwork models.
  • Be able to use photos of a building to model it in SketchUp.


  • Concepts of the SketchUp 3D drawing engine: lines, faces and 3D objects.
  • Arrays (* or x)
    • move (Ctrl)
    • rotate (Ctrl)
  • Components
  • Freezing an axis
  • Shadow (sun: day, month)
  • Photo Match

SketchUp for Down Syndrome

Check out Training Special Children.

SketchUp for the Deaf

The deaf tend to learn SketchUp pretty fast due to their strong visual abilities.