Google Sketchup Archive

An Archiviz Workflow Overview in 3ds Max, Sketchup, and Digital Fusion

http://cg.tutsplus.com/tutorials/autodesk-3ds-max/an-archiviz-workflow-overview-in-3ds-max-sketchup-and-digital-fusion/

In this Architectural Visualization workflow overview you will learn how to use Google Sketchup for photo matching, create a Vray-proxy in 3ds Max, use Max script to speed up your workflow, reduce render times when creating a large scene, set render layers in 3ds Max, and do some post production in Digital Fusion

How to Create 3D Gemstones Using Adobe Illustrator and Google Sketchup

http://vector.tutsplus.com/tutorials/tools-tips/how-to-create-3d-gemstones-using-adobe-illustrator-and-google-sketchup/

Most people think of Google’s Sketchup (Free and Pro) product to be primarily a 3D tool, but it is also a powerful means for creating complex shapes to be used in 2D vector packages. In particular, it is a fabulous tool for creating primitives that require precise geometry in order to “look right.” We’ll be

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