Sketch-Up for Interior Design

This course is suitable for interior designers, architects, garden designers, set designers and anyone who is interested in creating and visualising 3D spaces.

You will learn the basic principles of Sketch-Up as used for interiors, enabling you to accurately produce and present 3D scale drawings and other renditions of interiors. These skills can easily be transferred to exteriors.

You can progress to Sketch-Up Advanced (Layout) or other interior design courses.

Course Content

• Sketch-Up Tour
• Learning how to model.
• Edges and faces.
• Drawing in 3D on a 2D Screen.
• Materials dialog box
• Paint bucket tool.
• Applying stiles.
• Fog. /Shadows.
• Geo-reference.
• Sharing.
• Components & groups.
• The Outliner. ?
• Entity Info and model Info Dialog Box.
• Layers.
• Extruding, subtracting, scaling.
• Modelling symmetrically
• Modelling with repeated elements
• Components alignment options
• Dynamic Components
• Mapping
• Photo-matching
• Geo-locating your model
• Working with imported CAD files
• Drawing walls and floors
• Stairs /Roof
• Creating and modifying scenes
• Exporting a movie

Entry Requirements

This course is designed for beginners and is open to all. No previous knowledge of Sketch-Up is required as instruction is given throughout the course.

Some basic knowledge of computers will be needed, and it is recommended that you have a basic understanding of maths and geometry

First Class Requirements

Pen, notepad, memory stick

Additional Information

• If you require further course information or advice & guidance that is not answered in this outline, please email

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This specialist course has been identified to run with fewer numbers due to either the student demand for the course and subject area or the need for increased one to one tuition. This course will be able to run with only 6 learners and will have a maximum of 10 in the class.