Automate the most difficult features of SketchUp Pro: Layers, Scenes and Styles.


Trying to learn SketchUp without a plan is tough. Self-training via YouTube can be a waste of time. At Brightman Designs we offer a proven system for building your skills quickly and efficiently. At a public training you will work with a live instructor to understand how to adapt the Brightman Method of organizing models to improve your professional workflow.

  • Industry specific skills based training
  • Cost effective for smaller groups or individuals
  • Great opportunity for students and new designers
  • Streamlined introduction to Brightman Method workflow


Michael Brightman is available to conduct a live training for your staff in the comfort and convenience of your own office.  Learn SketchUp while eliminating the extra time, hassle, and cost associated with training off-site. A private training is the most effective way for us to mold your entire team into SketchUp Pros.

  • Customized to your project type
  • Integrates with your existing software suite
  • Fastest method to bring the entire team up to speed
  • Cost effective for larger groups (4-15 attendees)


The ConDoc Tools include all of the online learning resources you will need to evolve from a SketchUp novice to a ConDoc Pro. Follow along with Mike Brightman in these HD tutorials series to learn a comprehensive system that expedites construction documents, automates design packets, and drastically improves your project organization using SketchUp Pro and LayOut. ConDoc is designed to provide architects and designers with a seamless workflow process, ease all of the intricate steps involved in document creation, and enable you to have complete control in all aspects of your project without the need to use other software programs.


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The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture

Michael Brightman is a fanatic about process, workflow, and organization.  All of Michael’s SketchUp training techniques are outlined in his book, “The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture”.  If you want to go beyond the basics and start effectively using SketchUp Pro in all phases of design, this book is for you. From preliminary schematics to construction documentation, this book outlines a workflow that is flexible enough to use from start to finish. You’ll discover helpful techniques, smart tips, and best practices that will make your design process cleaner, easier, and much less expensive.


SketchUp 101 is a 3 hour video playlist that covers everything you need to get up and running fast in SketchUp. This class is a great introduction to more advanced topics that are covered in SketchUp 201. We provide you with quick, easy tutorials that you can watch and learn at your own convenience. Learn professional industry tips and methods to maximize your modeling skills.


Learn the intermediate features of SketchUp during the 3 hour SketchUp 201 video playlist. These lessons are everything you need to move on to hourly consulting and completely master your Google SketchUp workflow. SketchUp 201 covers groups, components, efficient model organization, fast modeling techniques, and much more!

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