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Visual Simulation: Rendering Styles and Presentation with SketchUp

Learn to create finalized drawings in SketchUp that look more hand drawn than photorealistic. Using SketchUp and Adobe Photoshop, this course will help you take more control over final images than possible when only exporting from SketchUp.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (29 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Welcome Back (1 min)
  • 2. Ramping Up (1 min)
  • 3. Massing Model Entourage (7 mins)
  • 4. Linework and Value (9 mins)
  • 5. Importing to Photoshop (5 mins)
  • 6. The Final Image (4 mins)

Course Description

In this course, you'll learn to create finalized drawings in SketchUp that look more hand drawn than photorealistic. To do this, we’ll use drawing styles in SketchUp and Adobe Photoshop, saving linework, colors, and shadows as different layers. Using SketchUp and Adobe Photoshop, this course will help you take more control over final images than possible when only exporting from SketchUp.

This course was approved for .5 AICP CM credit for 2014 Q4 (event #e.28424).

Learn these skills

  • 3D Modeling
  • Communications & Media
  • Modeling & Simulation
  • Technology
  • Urban Design
  • Trimble SketchUp
  • Adobe Photoshop

AICP CM

This course is approved for .5 AICP CM credit. 

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst is an urban planner and designer whose work has focused on participatory planning, community outreach and innovative urban design through creative and engaging visual communication.

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