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Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in SketchUp, Tutorials

How To Breathe New Life Into Your SketchUp Model With Hand Drawn Elements

How To Breathe New Life Into Your SketchUp Model With Hand Drawn Elements

Article by Kevin J. Pfeiffer. We take a look at how to take your lifeless SketchUp models and inject with a new lease of life. Often when making SketchUp models and presenting them they can look “formulaic”. SketchUp is called out for causing students and practitioners to be lazy in their design. While yes, all design most definitely should start with a pen in hand – when making renderings, SketchUp...

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Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Fresh Trends, SketchUp, Tutorials

10 Unmissable SketchUp Tutorials on Youtube

10 Unmissable SketchUp Tutorials on Youtube

Article by by Elisa A.M.Varetti 10 SketchUp tutorials that will suddenly turn you into a SketchUp pro. Have you always wanted to know how to use SketchUp but never tried to because you thought it was too difficult? Have you always wanted to learn SketchUp’s deep secrets and become a master in this software? If your answers are yes, you need to read this article and discover 10 unmissable tutorials...

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Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 in Fresh Trends, SketchUp, Software, Tutorials

7 Top Photoshop Tutorials for Digital Rendering

7 Top Photoshop Tutorials for Digital Rendering

Article by Erin Tharp LAN Writer of the Year 2015-16, Erin Tharp, takes a closer look at 7 Top Photoshop tutorials for digital rendering. One of our roles as landscape architects is to help our clients visualize the design that we are trying to sell to them. Plan view drawings usually aren’t enough to do that and oftentimes clients ask for renderings that will reveal what the project will look...

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Posted by on Nov 1, 2015 in AutoCAD, Fresh Trends, SketchUp, Tutorials

Preparing Your AutoCAD File for SketchUp: The Essential Guide

Preparing Your AutoCAD File for SketchUp: The Essential Guide

An AutoCAD tutorial on how to prepare your AutoCAD file for SketchUp in just a few seconds from our resident AutoCAD expert UrbanLISP. As Kevin J. Pfeiffer has explained previously, AutoCAD drawings of your projects are good bases to build 3d models in SketchUp. Every CAD program has its benefits but sure enough also its downsides. In addition to Kevin’s article “How to Make Quick 3D Models From AutoCAD to...

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Posted by on Oct 29, 2015 in Fresh Trends, SketchUp, Tutorials

How to Create Your Own Library of Awesome Sketchup Components

How to Create Your Own Library of Awesome Sketchup Components

Our resident SketchUp expert Kevin J. Pfeiffer teaches us how to create your own library of awesome Sketchup components in just 4 easy steps. One of the most attractive aspects of using SketchUp is the community or creators filling up the 3D Warehouse. On their homepage alone, you can sift through an ocean of models and components made by users just like you. But, there is a catch to all...

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Posted by on Sep 16, 2015 in Fresh Trends, SketchUp, Tutorials

How to Make Quick 3D Models From AutoCAD to SketchUp

How to Make Quick 3D Models From AutoCAD to SketchUp

Our resident SketchUp expert Kevin J. Pfeiffer teaches us how to take our drawings from AutoCAD and turn them into SketchUp models. One of the main advantages of using SketchUp is the ability to produce very fast 3D massings for your site. This enables the understanding of how the space works in the 3rd dimension. Very often, it’s tough for designers and clients alike to understand the relation of the...

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