Getting Started with SketchUp and Layout

What You'll Learn

Whether you are a graphic designer, videographer, hobbyist, inventor, builder, or architect, Sketchup and Layout are powerful, affordable 3D modeling tools that push projects forward.

This workshop will teach you how to use the software for building a model of your house, designing furniture, 3D modeling your next great invention, rendering photorealistic 3D images, creating custom 3D logos and icons, staging your next film shoot, and with Layout, turning your model into a blueprint.

You'll leave with a fundamental understanding of Sketchup and Layout, including tips and tricks on how to quickly present, print, or build your 3D ideas to move your projects forward. We will also touch on advanced methods to build more complex models for those bigger projects.

This workshop will cover:

  • Sketchup and Layout workflow
  • Components and group nesting
  • Layer management
  • Adding textures
  • Keyboard shortcuts and tricks
  • Linking models and components
  • Printing blueprints
  • Forming complex shapes
  • Creating walk-throughs and presentations
  • Exporting 2D and 3D files

Note: Please download free copies of Sketchup and Layout prior to class to familiarize yourself with the programs.

Who Should Take This

Anyone interested in creating 3D objects or advanced 2D images through the use of modeling. This class is designed for a broad range of professions, including graphic designers, videographers, hobbyists, inventors, builders, and architects.

Presented By Tyler Barnard

Tyler Barnard

Tyler Barnard is the founder of Analog Design Studio in Boulder, CO, a design firm combing the efforts of architecture design, film, 3D modeling and digital graphics. Having graduated with a Masters in Architectural Design from UCL in London, Tyler uses 3D models, CGI and digital graphics to stay on the cutting edge of design and architecture.

$59
BDA Members
$79
Non-Members

Registration:

BDA Members: $59.00

Non-Members: $79.00

Early Registration Discount Applied
You will save $10.00 by registering before midnight on 11/30/2014. Applies to the next scheduled date only.

Available Dates

December 4, 2014 / 6pm - 9:30pm

In Boulder

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Location: Boulder (Details)

Boulder
1600 Range Street, Suite 100
Boulder, CO  80301

This is BDA's headquarters located at Arapahoe Avenue and Range Street in Boulder (approximately 52nd and Arapahoe) on the northeast corner of Range and Arapahoe. The building is .6 miles east of Foothills Parkway, and .25 miles west of 55th Street. Range is the street that is between the stoplights at Conestoga and Commerce. Parking is available all around the building.

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The instructor was helpful in reading the knowledge base of the students.Jamie
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Comments For: Getting Started with SketchUp and Layout

The instructor was helpful in reading the knowledge base of the students.Jamie on 4/28/2014
Amazing and impressive. A lot to digest in one evening. I'm not an architect but I am a designer and I love this! [The instructor was] very skilled but clearly concerned about the class comprehending and following, very approachable and open-minded.Nadia Eve on 4/10/2013
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