Go 3D with Google's exciting architectural design software for Mac and Windows
Whether you need to learn 3D modeling for business or you're just eager to see what you can create, Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies is for you. Available in both a free hobbyist version and a full-featured professional version, SketchUp explodes the myth that 3D modeling software must be complicated to learn and use. This book will take you step by step through downloading and using both versions on both Mac and Windows. There are even video walkthroughs on the companion Web site.
- Google's exciting 3D modeling software offers hobbyists as well as architects, engineers, and industrial designers a less complicated tool for architectural rendering, urban planning, set design, game design, and other uses
- This guide explains both the free and professional versions for both Windows and Mac
- Covers the basic concepts of 3D modeling and how to build a 3D model, print or share your work online, export your drawing to another design package or Google Earth, and create a detailed set of plans
- Companion Web site features video walkthroughs
Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies gets you up and running with 3D modeling quickly and easily.
View the table of contents here for more information: SketchUp for Dummies TOC
Read an excerpt here: SketchUp for Dummies Chapter 1
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