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Use SketchUp for quality modelling of Architecture and Interior design Urban planning landscaping designs engineering plans product visuals

SketchUp Rendering LightUp Bespoke 2 Day

Key Course Details:

Level:

Intermediate

Duration:

2 Day (10am-5pm)

Price:

From £1,095 + VAT

Dates:

Dates to suit you

This course will provide current SketchUp users with the skills to maximise the rendering realism available with the powerful LightUp plug-in. You will learn how to use LightUp’s key features and commands, applying these to real world scenarios using many practical workshop exercises.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Trimble SketchUp training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

This course will provide current SketchUp users with the skills to maximise the rendering realism available with the powerful LightUp plug-in. You will learn how to use LightUp’s key features and commands, applying these to real world scenarios using many practical workshop exercises.

This course can be based around our base outline or part/fully customised according to your level & requirements. Our bespoke Trimble SketchUp training is offered either Online, Onsite at your offices or at one of the XChange centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow.

  • SketchUp Rendering LightUp Bespoke 2 Day

    Course Details

    SketchUp courses are hosted by experts in 3D modelling and CGI, who have been providing training in SketchUp and related applications to the industry for over 20 years.

    This is a bespoke course and will be tailored to reflect the work you’re going to be doing in SketchUp, focusing on topics that are most important to you in your workflow and reducing emphasis on those that are less so.

    Get your rendering skills with LightUp for SketchUp with XChange Training.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is aimed at current users of SketchUp looking to develop their models to more realistic renders with the LightUp plug-in.

    Delegates should already be familiar with SketchUp, i.e. be familiar with the techniques taught in our Introduction Masterclass to SketchUp course, or having used the software before to a similar level.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

  • What is LightUp 3D Interactive?
  • How to get around inside LightUp
  • Move, pan and rotate
  • Understanding the XYZ axis
  • LightUp toolbars
  • Standard preferences
  • Ambient occlusion
  • Speed and mouse control
  • Adding lights
  • Adjusting lights
  • Adding IES light profiles
  • The Tour tool
  • What makes improved results
  • Time investments and benefits
  • Textures from SketchUp
  • Tweaking existing textures
  • Adding bitmaps
  • Adding reflections
  • Making components that remember LightUp
  • Creating a Digital Warehouse
  • Database benefits
  • Modelling techniques for LightUp
  • Paint Bucket and Materials Editor
  • Textures and bitmaps
  • What makes a good texture?
  • Where to find textures
  • How to edit textures
  • Positioning textures
  • Limits to graphics and bitmaps
  • Animation
  • Controlling transition speed and delays
  • Create new scenes
  • Create new styles
  • Saving new styles
  • Exporting 2D images
  • Exporting Alpha channels
  • Exporting the interactive model
  • Downloading and installing the free viewer plugin
  • Starting the interactive model
  • Navigation and touring the camera
  • LightUp on iPad
  • Training Location Options

    Online ↓ London ↓ Manchester ↓ Glasgow ↓ Onsite ↓

    This course is offered for your convenience at one of our bespoke training centres in London, Manchester and Glasgow, Remote Online, or Onsite at your offices anywhere in the UK. Just let us know what would work best for you or your team.

    Remote Online

    Delivered Online to your location

    Live online training offers an extremely flexible and convenient way of covering the same content as our bespoke classroom based courses. You will receive professional, certified design training from one of our experienced instructors direct to your screen, offering the perfect solution for those wishing to learn without having to travel.

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    Remote Online Training Courses

    Central London

    5 St John’s Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

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    London Training Centre

    Central Manchester

    Piccadilly House, 49 Piccadilly, M1 2AP

    Piccadilly House is located in central Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

    Click to view Full details of our
    Manchester Training Centre

    Central Glasgow

    Centrum Business Centre, 38 Queen Street, G1 3DX

    The Queen Street training centre is located in central Glasgow within easy walking distance of the 3 local train options of Central Station, Queen Street and Argyle Street offering excellent transport connections.

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    Glasgow Training Centre

    Onsite

    Onsite at your Offices/Premises

    If you have the required set up and would prefer to have the training at your location we will be able to deliver the same session onsite at your premises as in our training centres. This will provide you with the same tailored training but without the need to travel and less disruption to you or your teams work schedule.

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    Onsite Training
  • Related Courses

    Below are related bespoke courses for alternative tailored training options.


    Bespoke Trimble SketchUp Training Courses

    Trimble SketchUp - 1 Day Essentials Introduction Training CourseTrimble SketchUp - 2 Day Introduction Training CourseV-Ray for SketchUp Rendering - 1 Day Introduction Training CourseV-Ray for SketchUp Rendering - 2 Day Advanced Training CourseKerkythea for SketchUp Rendering - 1 Day Introduction CourseLayOut 3 for SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction Training Course
  • Client Reviews

    ''Very good training content with enthusiastic & knowledgeable instruction. Equipment very good too.''

    Matthew Blackburn, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass

    ''The trainer had a fantastic knowledge and a great attitude to teaching this product. I learnt so much within 2 days! Would definitely recommend to my colleagues.''

    Louise Murphy, Buxton Building Contractors, Trimble SketchUp - Two Day Masterclass

    ''Great day, can't wait to use the skills I have learned. Friendly and professional environment.''

    Claire Knowles, Living Ventures, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Very good and enthusiastic tutor who clearly enjoys the subject, and was very keen to impart his knowledge - very good indeed. Thank you.''

    Stuart Hill, BGY Architects, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    ''The trainer was fantastic - obviously passionate about the software he was training us on, and was able to explain it and try to make it relevant to our jobs as much as possible - would highly recommend!''

    Lauren Stacy, Sense London, Bespoke SketchUp Introduction

    ''Very good training session. Was able to fill in any holes we had in experience while keeping the course on track at the same time. Will definitely consider XChange Training again in the future. ''

    Rob Baines, IGL Surveying, Trimble SketchUp - 1 Day Advanced

    ''The instructor was fantastic - very easy going and very knowledgeable. I really enjoyed the course and will definitely look to have more training in future through XChange Training.''

    David Merritt, DSM Services, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Very enjoyable and I got a lot out of the day. Thank you very much.''

    Hywel Walters, Morgan Sindall, SketchUp - 1 Day Introduction

    ''Great! Thoroughly enjoyed it. Our trainer was great and educated us in a very clear, but fun way! Would definitely recommend and come back soon.''

    Emily Hale, Marks & Spencers, Bespoke Trimble SketchUp One Day Introduction

    ''The course was much better than I expected as I have been able to fully learn how to use the software. I feel much more comfortable with SketchUp than I thought I would. ''

    Marcus Askew, SketchUp - 2 Day Masterclass

  • Frequently Asked Questions:

    What dates are available for this course?

    As a bespoke course the date arrangement is based around your requirements and availability in our schedule. With your guide of when you are looking for the training we will advise suitable date options ahead of finalising the planned date(s).

    Can the content be tailored to my requirements?

    Yes we are flexible about tailoring content and can adapt to be fully based on your requirements, a mixture of content from different levels of our base courses or a base outline with some additional focus areas.

    Can this course be delivered live online?

    Yes we can provide the same bespoke course as a live online session connecting to you or your group with either Zoom or Microsoft Teams if preferred.

    What is the cost to deliver the course onsite?

    We are equally able to deliver our bespoke training onsite at your premises and the cost to deliver this is the same structure as classroom with the addition of basic expenses depending on your location. Onsite courses in and around London, Manchester and Glasgow are usually without additional costs.

    Can the course include my work samples?

    It is often possible to review and include consideration towards sample files however the main course content is usually structured around prepared examples which are best suited to the planned content and structure of teaching the required skills in the best format.