O'Reilly logo

CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

image SketchUp rendering

1 : INTERFACE

SketchUp has evolved in many aspects of its object creation, but in terms of a default render engine it has not. The program does have shadow capabilities and does have a default sunlight setting that is used to evoke shadows in the scene. Normally in render programs you will process the image; this default in SketchUp is not possible. What you see is what you get as a final image. You can of course increase the image resolution to be of higher quality.

This may well be missing the point of the SketchUp program as it is essentially a sketching program, associated with measured hand-drawn activity rather than aspiring ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required