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5th October 2010

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New Tutorial - Create a tile imprint

The idea behind this tutorial is to help you to achieve a tile imprint design from scratch. Modeled in Google SketchUp, the textures are prepared in Photoshop and Pixplant, and finally rendered in V-Ray for SketchUp. Learn new skills with this nice little tutorial by Nomeradona.

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1st September 2010

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New Tutorial…5D!

Yet another innovative approach to art,design and presentation by Jim Leggitt. Check this new tutorial out on 5Dthink: Merging 2D and 3D Visualization… 

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1st September 2010

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Dozen new SketchUp Styles!

Just published a whole new load of SketchUp Styles and they are ready for download, check them out!

          

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1st September 2010

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SketchUpArtists at Google 3D Basecamp

Mateo is on his way to Boulder Colorado for the Google SketchUp 3D Basecamp and hopefully he will be able to keep us updated on what is going on there. He is looking forward to meeting all the Google folk and those SketchUp users who have traveled from all around the world to be there. He will be representing SketchUpArtists their and hopefully gathering the news as it happens and learning new tricks from the experts. So stay tuned……you can get updates here or on our Facebook page too…

                           

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12th July 2010

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Texture Workflow with SketchUp, Photoshop & Podium by Nomeradona

In this short tutorial I will show you my work-flow in texturing this scene using Podium, SketchUp 7 and Photoshop. The methodology has been discussed before, but I would love to share it again for those of you who may have missed it.

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19th June 2010

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New! - Modeling in SketchUp to Match a 2D Image

This is the second in a series of three tutorials by David Macdonald concerning the exporting of SketchUp models to other applications as 2D graphics. Each tutorial is complete in itself in as much as you can stop at the end of any of them having acquired a new technique that is complete in itself, without being obliged to finish the series.

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19th June 2010

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New Tutorial - Using HDRI in V-Ray for SketchUp

Fascinating informative tutorial on HDRI in V-Ray by our friend and regular contributor Nomerdona, just published today!

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28th May 2010

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Great New Tutorial by Scott Baumberger

Scott has kindly contributed another one of his great tutorials to SketchUpArtists. In this detailed tutorial  Scott shows us his work-flow in producing a digital watercolor using a SketchUp output image and Photoshop.Its a must read……click on the image to see the full tutorial.

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17th May 2010

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New Spotlight Article - Robh Ruppel SketchUp in Game Design

Robh Ruppel works in Art Direction and Visual Development at Naughty Dog based in Santa Monica, California. Robh is a highly skilled, 2D/3D professional with many years experience in using digital and traditional media. Robh worked as Art Director and Production Designer for Disney Feature Animation for nearly 12 years. Robh recently commented on us saying “your SketchUp site is the best out there”. That means a lot to us coming from a guy with his background!We are honored to present some of his work and its a must read. See here for the full article on Robh and his use of SketchUp in the movie/game industry.

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17th May 2010

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New Tutorial - Creating Fog and Night Effect Using Gimp

Matthew L. Facundus  sent us a super easy tutorial for creating the effect of day time fog aerial view and then using that same effect for a night scene. This method is used to create the illusion of fog for an aerial perspective using GIMP. See here

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