Google Sketchup Interior

Google Sketchup and Vray

Duration: 15 hours


Google SketchUp is 3D modeling software for professionals. SketchUp is easy and intuitive, allowing anyone to model in 3D quickly and accurately. Using 3D models, designers can make more informed decisions, communicate project details, and share ideas with colleagues and customers to reach a common goal.


In this course, students learn how to use SketchUp to create quick 3D views. They will also learn how to add material, sunlight and primary animations.


Architects, interior designers, decorators, artists, and anyone who is interested in creating 3D presentations.


No perquisites are needed to learn this software.

Google Sketchup 01
Google Sketchup 02
Google Sketchup 03
Google Sketchup 04


01 - The SketchUp Interface

  • Interface basics
  • Navigating
  • Walking around
  • Creating camera views
  • Shading faces and edges
  • Creating shadows and fog
  • Creating scenes
  • Selecting and moving objects
  • Scaling and rotating objects
  • Manipulating faces and edges
  • Advanced selection tools
Sketchup Interface

02 - Drawing in SketchUp

  • Line tool fundamentals
  • Using the Line tool for 3D drawing
  • Using the Rectangle tool
  • Creating circles and polygons
  • Creating arcs
  • Pushing & pulling faces into 3D
  • Using the Offset tool to create outlines
  • Using the Follow Me tool
  • Creating text
  • Softening round edges
  • Using construction tools to create guides
  • Creating sections
Drawing in Sketchup

03 - Organizing Scenes

  • Grouping objects
  • Creating components
  • Working with layers
  • Using the Outliner
  • Hiding and unhiding objects
  • Locking and unlocking objects
Organizing Scenes in Google Sketchup

04 - Importing

  • Importing models from the Google Warehouse
  • Importing landscape components
  • Sketchup and Google Earth
  • Using Dynamic Components
  • Using Scenes
Importing to Google Sketchup

05 - Creating Textures and Applying Materials

  • MaterialsApplying materials
  • Editing materials
  • Creating materials
  • Mapping images
  • Applying bitmap images
  • Mapping curved objects
  • Projecting maps on curved objects
Materials in Google Sketchup

06 - Lighting Scenes

  • Exterior & Simulated Lighting
  • Interior Light Settings
  • Exterior Light Settings
  • General Light Settings
Lighting Scenes in Google Sketchup

07 - Rendering and Animation

  • Applying styles
  • Creating styling
  • Basic and advanced animation
Rendering in Google Sketchup

08 - Creating Terrain Using Sandbox

  • Contours
  • Creating resources
  • Creating terrain from scratch
  • Sculpting with the Smoove tool
  • Stamping and draping objects on terrain
Creating Terrain in Google Sketchup

09 - Photo Match

  • Using Photo Match to align cameras
  • Modeling in Photo Match
Photo Matching in Google Sketchup

10 - Vray

  • Global switches
  • Lights, Shadows, Sun & Sky, Fog
  • Reflections & Refractions
  • Water & Glass
  • Settings
Vray for Google Sketchup