Book Title: Google SketchUp Cookbook
Author: Chris Grover
Format: Paperback | 364 pages
Publication Date: 14 Apr 2009
As the first book for intermediate and advanced users of Google SketchUp, this "Cookbook" goes beyond the basics to explore the complex features and tools that design professionals use. You'll get numerous step-by-step tutorials for solving common (and not so common) design problems, with detailed color graphics to guide your way, and discussions that explain additional ways to complete a task. "Google SketchUp Cookbook" will help you: use SketchUp more efficiently by taking advantage of components and groups; learn new techniques for using Follow Me, Intersect, and constraints; go beyond simple textures with tools such as texture positioning and Photo Match; create animations and walkthroughs, and explore design scenarios by using layers and scenes; learn how to use styles to customize your presentations; and, combine SketchUp with the 3D Warehouse and Google Earth. "Google SketchUp Cookbook" is ideal for architects, engineers, interior designers, product designers, woodworkers, and other professionals and hobbyists who want to work more efficiently and achieve true mastery of this amazing tool.