This page is for resources for the 3D modeling tool Google Sketchup.

Google SketchUp is software that you can use to create 3D models of anything you like. The main page (including the download) is at http://sketchup.google.com/. It’s free so you can try it at home too! You can build models from scratch, or you can download what you need. People all over the world share what they've made on the Google 3D Warehouse. It's a huge, searchable repository of models, and it's free. Explore the Google 3D Warehouse at http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/.

Self-Paced Tutorials:
Self-paced tutorials are SketchUp files designed to give interactive training to help you develop your SketchUp skills. To go through these tutorials, first read Running the Google Sketchup Tutorials and then click on these links, one at a time, in order:
  1. Introduction to Google Sketchup
  2. Google SketchUp Self-Paced Tutorial - Part 1
  3. Google SketchUp Self-Paced Tutorial - Part 2
  4. Google SketchUp Self-Paced Tutorial - Part 3

Class Assignments:
Google Sketchup Design Exercise 1, Google Sketchup Design Exercise 2, Google Sketchup Design Exercise 3
Final Sketchup Project and Rubric
Final Test

Bonus Projects:
Bonus Project 1 ,Bonus Project 2 ,Bonus Project 4 ,Bonus Project 5

Other Sketchup Resources:
Google Sketchup Resources
Google Sketchup Toolbar Glossary

Video Tutorials:
Google has a number of video tutorials available at http://sketchup.google.com/training/videos.html. YouTube is also a great source.