Interior Elevations

By | ConDoc Tools, Office Hours Session, SketchUp
In our August Office Hours session, we assembled a demo on how to create detailed interior elevations in SketchUp using ConDoc Tools. Although you may gravitate toward using the 'Section Cut' tools in SketchUp, our ConDoc Tools plugin helps to automate the most difficult tasks...
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Real Projects with SketchUp

By | SketchUp
When we talk about SketchUp, we often associated it with architectural or interior design fields. Surprisingly, there are many other professional fields that have started using SketchUp to bring ideas to life. BACKGROUND In the fall of 2016, we had the privilege of helping a...
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Estimator for SketchUp

By | Office Hours Session, SketchUp
In last month's Office Hours Session, we featured guest John Brock from Estimator. He and Mike walked us through the plugin using a real 3D model of a bathroom renovation project. Estimator gives you the ability to assign real-time cost by component, layer, or even...
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Capturing Lumion Interiors Webinar Recap

By | Lumion
REVIEW While we often use Lumion for exterior renderings, there are many excellent ways to create interior renderings. In our live webinar, we looked at lighting and effects, and we took an in-depth look to understand the properties of each type of light in Lumion. Mike walked...
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Capturing Lumion Interiors

By | Lumion
Whenever I talk about Lumion, I often focus on exteriors because of Lumion’s easily accessible environment resources, including oceans, landforms, foliage, and weather. The truth is, Lumion is excellent for creating interiors as well and to do this, it requires a different approach for lighting...
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The Move Tool

By | SketchUp
THE MOVE TOOL The Move Tool is the number one destroyer of models. Its quick ability to alter, bend, and break geometry is unparalleled. With this power, the Move Tool offers up much more than transferring entities from here to there.  This tool doubles as...
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