Learn Together: Getting Started in Sketchup

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

This will be a beginner learning session where you can join the the learning experience. Sketchup beginner J.R. Logan will join experienced Sketchup instructor Robert Coolidge will answer questions and provide guidance. This session will be informal and unscripted, just people learning from each other. Participants will be able to ask questions and clarifications but are primarily observers to the learning process.  As a primer to the conversation JR will be watching these introductory videos: https://learn.sketchup.com/track/sketchup-fundamentals-part-1, it is not required but we recommend you do the same. 


What is Sketchup

SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, film and more. It is designed to be easy to learn and quick to design in. Great for inventors and makers trying to sketch an idea into 3d space. Designs can be exported for 3d printing and woodworking design.

It is free for personal use and the basic version runs in your web browser: https://www.sketchup.com/plans-and-pricing/sketchup-free



Real name: 
Robert Coolidge


Instructor Bio: 

Since 1990, Robert T. Coolidge, AIA has provided superior home design, commercial and professional office design and restaurant design in Southern New England.  His work includes designs for new space, rebuilds from teardowns, and renovations of all kinds.  Residential projects range in size from large, multi-building new home design to kitchen and bathroom renovations. Rob’s expertise includes in-depth knowledge and experience in zoning issues and commission (wet-lands, coastal area management review, historic districts, etc.) matters.  Here, common topics such as or permissible building mass within the required set backs or building over an existing garage are addressed. Robert is also an advanced user of SketchUp and teaches classes on the software.

When capacity of event is full you may join the Waiting List. For online events a link to join the session will be automatically emailed after registration.
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