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Soap Skin Pillow: Part 1 - Build the Pillow Shape

Hi all, sorry for the lack of posting last week. It was a bit crazy with the upcoming release of a new book – stay tuned for our announcement! I recently posted a four-part series on “Perfect Pillows.” That technique was a bit of a cheat – using a more or less rectangular block with rounded edges […]

Importing Images: Part 2 - Adjusting Textures

In Part 1 of this series, I showed how to import a digital image to paint a wall. Here’s the model – a bathroom with a tiled wall. Bigger Tiles The initial sizing was done assuming each tile was 2″ x 2″. But then I find out that they are actually 4″ tiles. No problem. […]

The Rumpled Blanket: Part 3 - Project Your Own Texture

In Part 1 of this series, we learned how to project and sample a material to apply it to an organic face (a blanket). And in Part 2 we used a similar technique of a temporary face to do the same thing. In this post, I’ll show how to apply your own texture to the […]

Sketchup Panorama Setup 15

In Part 1 of this series, I showed how to set up a camera view of this room interior, so that everything worth seeing in the room can seen. I left off with saving the camera view as a scene, so that I can easily return to the view.  Now I want to place a big picture outside […]