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Bespoke LightUp for SketchUp Rendering - 2 Day Training Course

Bespoke SketchUp V-Ray Trimble Authorised Training Centre
SketchUp Logo and V-Ray Course Delegates

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.

Trimble Authorised Training Centre
  • Private Training
  • Bespoke Course Content
  • Date(s) arranged to suit
  • Onsite courses available

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 at the London, Manchester and Glasgow centres or onsite at your offices.

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Version: Trimble SketchUp
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 2 Day (10am-5pm)
Computer: Windows & Mac

SketchUp Rendering LightUp Bespoke 2 Day Overview

SketchUp Logo and V-Ray Course Delegates

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.

 

Bespoke Training Prices

The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

  • 1 delegate: £1095
  • 2 delegates: £1195
  • 3 delegates: £1295
  • 4 delegates: £1395
  • 5 delegates: £1495
  • 6 delegates: £1595
  • 7 delegates: £1695
  • 8 delegates: £1795
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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.

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SketchUp Rendering LightUp Bespoke 2 Day 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
  • Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

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    Buy this application from our software partner

    What's Included

    The following are provided for your best experience on this bespoke course:

    • Tailored course content arranged around your requirements
    • Flexible dates to suit your desired timeframe
    • Course location either at our training centres or onsite at your premises.
    • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems (not onsite)
    • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
    • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
    • Official Trimble Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
    • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Gregs (not onsite)
    • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits (not onsite)
    Normal daily course times run between 10am and 5pm however we can offer flexibility for this bespoke course should your time requirements vary.

    Our trainers are SketchUp experts with years of experience teaching SketchUp. Get the technical skills you need with our SketchUp professionals.

    Included with our SketchUp courses is the SketchUp in 10 Minutes book for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 200+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

    Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

    After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.

    Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

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    Buy this application from our software partner

    Training Location Options

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

    The location details of our bespoke training centres are shown below:

    LONDON
    5 St John’s Lane
    Clerkenwell
    London
    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.

    MANCHESTER
    Piccadilly House
    49 Piccadilly
    Manchester
    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).

    GLASGOW
    Centrum Business Centre
    38 Queen Street
    Glasgow
    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.


    Courses are run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

    Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

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    Buy this application from our software partner

    Bespoke Course Enquiry

    If you are considering this Trimble SketchUp Course but would like further information simply send us your query quickly & easily with the form below. Whether you would like to check date availability, pricing, course suitability or just need further information about a course send us your query and we will get you a swift reply, usually within 2 business hours!

    If you would prefer to check course details by phone please call us on 0345 363 1130.

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    Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

    View training offers and promotions
    Buy this application from our software partner

    Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

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    Buy this application from our software partner

    Testimonials

    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

    Excellent training course and facilities - practical and easy to understand with knowledgeable and helpful Instructor.

    Neil Cleary, IMP Planning Ltd, SketchUp - 1 Day 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

    Kicking myself for not signing up for the second day! Will return for the advanced class.

    Miguel Liévano, Brooks Murray Architects, 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

    A passionate instructor always makes for great training. The course went above my expectations. Thank you!

    Eric Helouin, Chanel, SketchUp Pro - 1 Day Advanced

    Thoroughly enjoyable experience and most useful. I found the teaching style to be unique and most effective.

    Chris Turnbull, C.T.D.E., SketchUp - 2 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

    Bespoke Training Prices

    The regular course pricing is indicated below for a range of delegate numbers. Additional costs may apply for onsite training and specialist requirements. Prices exclude vat.

    • 1 delegate: £1095
    • 2 delegates: £1195
    • 3 delegates: £1295
    • 4 delegates: £1395
    • 5 delegates: £1495
    • 6 delegates: £1595
    • 7 delegates: £1695
    • 8 delegates: £1795
    Book this training course

    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

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    Buy this application from our software partner