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Creation of Interior Design Projects on SketchUp

A course by Alexandra Proaño Gonzales
Architect and 3D ArchViz teacher. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined May 2012
, Architect and 3D ArchViz teacher

Learn how model interior designs in 3D with professional results

  • Best Seller Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (121)
  • 5409 students
Creation of Interior Design Projects on SketchUp

Learn how model interior designs in 3D with professional results


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% Positive reviews (121)
  • 5409 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Intermediate
  • 29 Lessons (6h 49m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian
  • Unlimited access forever


SketchUp is the ideal program to model 3D projects quickly and efficiently, both in exterior architecture and in interior design projects. Renowned architect Alexandra Proaño is an expert in 3D modeling and image rendering and collaborates with architectural and interior design firms, as well as working with individuals on a commission basis.

In this course, Alexandra shows you the 3D design techniques needed to quickly and efficiently model a space with SketchUp. Learn how to create and edit materials, furniture, décor, and products, and then model the interior design project of a commercial space. Finally, learn how to use advanced camera tools to create professional-looking perspectives and plans.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Introduction
  • U2
    U2. Set up your SketchUp environment
  • U3
    U3. Bringing space to life: creating a commercial interior design project
  • U4
    U4. The project presentation scenes
  • U5
    U5. Let's export the scenes to make the presentation
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Start by getting to know Alexandra, her work as a teacher, and her career in making 3D design projects. See some of her influences when it comes to the aesthetics and setting of her images.

She guides you through setting up your SketchUp preferences and your document, as well as managing layers and styles to create a template that suits your needs. Learn about SketchUp extensions, which will make modeling easier, and improve how you approach a 3D design project.

Learn how to work with textures to apply them to complex objects, seeing a technique to create unique textures from images that, in theory, should not be used.

Explore how to get quality 3D models and learn how to edit images to create three-dimensional elements (labels, folded and hung garments, and more) and apply them in the decoration of your project: a commercial space.

Move on to modeling a three-dimensional space based on a blueprint you’ve previously drawn in AutoCAD. Choose and create the textures, model the different displays and counter, and choose the decoration. Create the product that will go in the displays, leaving the space ready to create the images of your presentation.

Prepare the different perspectives and views that will help you present the project: floor plans, elevations, and sections. Finally, explore the use of basic and advanced cameras to create scenes with an attractive and natural composition.

What is this course's project?

Create a complete 3D design project of a commercial space. Draw the space from scratch and choose the materials. Furnish and decorate the store, and create the necessary plans and images to present to a client.

Projects by course students

Who is it for?

This course is for architects, interior designers, designers, photographers, and professionals dedicated to set design, storefront design, and visual merchandising, as well as anyone interested in the world of 3D design who has a basic understanding of SketchUp.

What you need

You will need basic knowledge of the tools for drawing and 3D modeling within SketchUp.

As for materials, you'll need a computer (64-bit version of Windows 7 or higher, or Sierra macOS or higher) with SketchUp installed (or with the SketchUp Pro trial or free SketchUp Make 2017 version).


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Alexandra Proaño Gonzales

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Architect and 3D ArchViz teacher

After finishing her architecture studies in Peru, Alexandra Proaño traveled to Barcelona to continue her education, studying a master's degree at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia. She stayed there and, since then, has collaborated with architecture and interior design firms, doing 3D modeling and image rendering to present her projects, both residential and commercial. Alexandra also works on commissions as a freelancer.

At the same time, she works as a teacher. Since 2004, she teaches at Ártidi School of Architecture, as a professor of the subject Graphic Development of Projects; she also participates as a tutor in the online course of Storefront Design & Visual Design.


Contents

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • What will we do in the course?
  • U2

    Set up your SketchUp environment

    • Configure your SketchUp interface
    • Creation and correct management of layers
    • It's time to discover the wonderful world of plugins 1
    • It's time to discover the wonderful world of plugins 2
  • U3

    Bringing space to life: creating a commercial interior design project

    • 3D modeling of the store
    • 3D modeling of the store 2
    • Creation of new materials and textures 1
    • Creation of new materials and textures 2
    • Editing and modifying textures 1
    • Editing and modifying textures 2
    • Time to work modeling the furniture 1
    • Time to work modeling the furniture 2
    • Time to work modeling the furniture 3
    • Let's take advantage of that wonder that is the 3D Warehouse
    • Let's take advantage of that wonder that is 3D Warehouse 2
    • Edit images to create custom items and products 1
    • Edit images to create custom items and products 2
    • Edit images to create custom items and products 3
  • U4

    The project presentation scenes

    • Preparing the views to perform the scenes
    • Creating our first perspectives 1
    • Creating our first perspectives 2
    • Now is the turn of the planes
  • U5

    Let's export the scenes to make the presentation

    • We are going to export the images to make a very cool presentation
    • Animations and virtual tours 1
    • Animations and virtual tours 2
    • Tips for the successful development of an interior design project with SketchUp
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Creation of Interior Design Projects on SketchUp

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Creation of Interior Design Projects on SketchUp. A Architecture, and Spaces course by Alexandra Proaño Gonzales Best Seller

Creation of Interior Design Projects on SketchUp

A course by Alexandra Proaño Gonzales
Architect and 3D ArchViz teacher. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined May 2012
  • 98% Positive reviews (121)
  • 5409 students