Making stairs in Sketchup can be a bit tricky, especially if the design is more complex. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to model a staircase. Don’t have a plugin? Don’t worry about it! We’ll show you how to make a staircase without using any Sketchup plugins. Before you get started, you want to […]
Sketchup is a great program for creating realistic models from dimensioned floor plans or images, but sometimes it can be fun to take a break and model something a little more conceptual and challenging! In this Sketchup speed model, we took a concept drawing of a “Moon House” from the artist Catell-Ruz and turned it […]
Modeling curved objects in Sketchup can be tricky, but in this tutorial we’ll go over a few ways to create domes in Sketchup! Domes are common in architecture because they are efficient in transferring loads. It’s helpful to think about how this works when modeling your own domes.
When it comes time to turn your sketches into reality, you may want to use Sketchup to model your sketched floor plan to 3D. In this tutorial, we’ll show you exactly how to take a floor plan sketch and turn it into a 3D model in Sketchup!