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Create and use customized SketchUp supplies

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SketchUp is nice for supplying you with an thought of how your designs will look. Not solely are you able to get visible of the form of the mannequin however you possibly can experiment with completely different finishes. In earlier weblog posts I’ve proven how you can create wooden grain textures to make use of in your fashions. If you’re going to paint your undertaking you possibly can, in fact add colours. The opposite day I used to be chatting with a pal who advised me he is considering doing a graduated shade end on a ground lamp undertaking he’s engaged on that’s loosely based mostly on the colours of rhubarb. He’d modeled the lamp in Sketchup and wished to understand how he might experiment with the colours he has in thoughts. In fact since he has the SketchUp mannequin already, he doesn’t should decide to something on the true undertaking.

On this video I’ll present you the way I created the gradient proven beneath after which utilized it to a mannequin. For this instance I’m utilizing Tage Frid’s Eating Chair. If you wish to strive making use of this to your fashions, be at liberty to avoid wasting the picture and provides it a go.

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