Free SketchUp plugin Silhouette To Plane

I was working on a project last week, and I had a simple task at that time, and the objective was to create 2d orthogonal views from a 3d model. At first I thought it wouldn`t be that difficult, but soon I realize that it would be a very tedious task. The project had to […]

Modeling a window with SketchUp

The use of reference drawings to help with the 3d modeling is quite important, and can really make the difference with the overall time needed to create a 3d object. In the video below you will see how to create a window in SketchUp and see how fast the author of the tutorial creates the […]

How to create animations with SketchUp?

One of the biggest flaws of SketchUp is the lack of an animation system to add movement or transformation to objects. We can create some sort of animation with SketchUp, but it is a trick that only moves the view angle from different scenes. So, how can we create animations with SketchUp? There isn`t any […]

Free online conversion of 3d models

If you ever started a project, where you recieve lots of files from different sources to start working with them in Blender, you might get caught up in a situation where a file saved in a format like MAX or DWG, which should be imported to Blender and either the import script gives you some […]

SketchUp 8 available to download

The workflow of an architectural visualization project often involves the use of several types of files, coming from softwares like AutoCAD and SketchUp. In the past months I `m starting to receive more and more projects created with SketchUp. Since SketchUp is an easy tool to create volumetric models, most architects or small companies without […]