Google SketchUp training books

Google SketchUp kids book

 

powered by Google
Home


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

SolidWorks 2012 Tutorial

The GPS Center

ModelMetricks Basics Series for Kids: 4 Book Set
By: Bonnie Roskes
ModelMetricks Basics Series for Kids: 4 Book Set
See larger image
BUY NOW!

Book 1: Home, Sweet Home
Making Easy Houses in Google SketchUp - In no time at all, this book will show you how to model a bunch of different houses, complete with windows, chimneys, and roofs. In the last chapter, you'll get to paint your house using cool colors and textures. No experience necessary!

Book 2: Strange Buildings
Buildings Nobody Would Ever Really Build, Modeled in Google SketchUp - This book will show you how to make a colorful factory, a house with curvy parts, and a tall tower with different types of multi-colored, see-through windows and skylights. Fun to make, and you'll learn a lot about SketchUp's modeling tools in the process!

Book 3: Kids as Architects
Buildings Nobody Would Ever Really Build, Modeled in Google SketchUp - This book will show you how to make a house shaped like a rainbow, a round tower with spiral steps, a set of matching buildings shaped like stars, and even a building shaped like a hand. If kids could design entire cities, the buildings might look like these!

Book 4: Go to Your Room!
Making a Comfy Bedroom, Complete with Furniture, in Google Sketchup - This book will show you how to make a bedroom with walls and windows, that contains a dresser, bookcase, clock, loft bed, and computer. You'll learn how (and why) to use two of SketchUp's most important tools: groups and components. Plus you'll get an introduction to Google's 3D Warehouse.

All books printed in full color, 5.5" x 8.5".
List Price: $54.95 USD.


ModelMetricks Intermediate Series: 3 Book Set
By: Bonnie Roskes
ModelMetricks Intermediate Series: 3 Book Set
See larger image
BUY NOW!Book 1: Write Now!
Using Google SketchUp to Write All Sorts of Things - This book will show you how to use the 3D Text tool. You'll make flat letters, 3D letters, words with stripes, colorful wall signs, engravings, even letters along round objects. After reading this book, you'll be able to write anything anywhere in Google SketchUp, using any colors and styles you like!

Book 2: Painting with Pictures
Using Digital Pictures to Paint Flat Things in Google SketchUp - In this book, you will build a simple room, and use digital pictures to paint the walls, rugs, posters, even a trash can. You'll learn how to position pictures to fit your objects, and how to change objects to fit your pictures. You'll also see how to use a picture to make a 2D component that acts like it's 3D! All the pictures you'll need can be downloaded from the f1forkids website, plus you'll also get instructions on how to find your own pictures.

Book 3: Puzzles
Amaze and Amuse Your Friends with Puzzles Created in Google SketchUp - In this book, you will make puzzles that you can give your friends to solve. There are shape puzzles, picture puzzles with different types of pieces, word puzzles where your friends can unscramble a message, and even a spinning message puzzle. You can make your puzzles easy to solve, or you can drive your friends crazy with tough ones!

Printed in full color, 5.5" x 8.5".
List Price: $49.95 USD.


ModelMetricks Advanced Series: 4 Book Set
By: Bonnie Roskes
ModelMetricks Advanced Series: 4 Book Set
See larger image
BUY NOW!Book 1: Using Pictures in 3D
Painting 3D Models with 2D Digital Pictures, in Google SketchUp - In this book, you'll learn how to use a single, flat digital picture to paint a 3D model. You'll learn how to position a picture to fit a model, and how to build a model to fit a picture. You'll also learn how to use SketchUp's awesome Photo Match tool. Plus you'll get to use pictures with transparent backgrounds!

Book 2: Art Gallery
Making Paintings and Sculptures in Google SketchUp - In this book, you'll use digital pictures to make several paintings, each with its own fancy frame. You'll also make some elaborate and colorful bowls that will sit on display stands. To house all these objects, you'll build an art gallery with a complicated-looking (but easy to make) window and roof. SketchUp's very fun Follow Me tool is the star of this book.

Book 3: Crazy Shapes
Making Intricate-Looking Models out of Simple Objects, in Google SketchUp - In this book, the main focus is combining components with the Follow Me and Intersect with Model tools. You'll make stacking rings, a striped bowl, patterns on boxes, patterns on spheres, and interlocking building blocks. Once you can make these models, you'll be able to model just about anything that has repeating objects!

Book 4: Optical Illusions
Trick Your Eyes and Play with Color in Google SketchUp - In this book, you'll make a whole bunch of optical illusions. (Maybe you've seen some of these before on paper, but they look so much cooler on your screen.) You'll make straight lines that look curvy, colors that seem to change, and models that look like they're moving. Caution: this book might make you dizzy!

All books printed in full color, 5.5" x 8.5".
List Price: $59.95 USD.


More SketchUp books

 

 

Home | About | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Return Policy | Site Terms
Copyright 2008 Sheet Metal Guy | info@SheetMetalGuy.com | Google SketchUp kids book

Hit Counter