This tutorial walks through the very basic tools and concepts in using SketchUp. It is intended for people who are using SketchUp for the first time or are looking for a refresher on the basic tools and procedures.
The video demonstrates how to build basic objects using the line and shape tools, modify those shapes with push/pull and offset, and apply materials to the objects. The tutorial also discusses making ‘components’ and accessing online content in the 3D warehouse. The video concludes by discussing shadows, scenes, and exporting as jpegs.