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SketchUp Arcade! Debut at ISTE

We took a bit of a posting break recently – summer is a crazy time with kids at camp and (too short) vacations. We’ll do our best to keep posting! One reason for the radio silence is that I spent part of last week at the ISTE Convention in San Antonio. This is a huge […]

New Book: Modeling with SketchUp for Entertainment Design

 If you get 3DVinci’s email newsletters, you already heard about this a few days ago. After 5 long years of on-and-off and back-and-forth, I have an exciting new book to announce!   Click the link above for book details, and to see lots of pretty pictures from some of the pages 🙂 Here’s the story: […]

New in SketchUp 2017: Extension Manager

In previous versions of SketchUp, you could manage extensions in the Preferences window. By managing, I mean enabling and disabling, or uninstalling. In SketchUp 2017, this is now done in the Extension Manager – I really like this improvement. Access it with this icon:   All of your installed extensions, new and old, are listed […]

ModelMetricks Books for SketchUp 2017!

Perhaps you’ve already heard – SketchUp 2017 was released last week! Lots of improvements have been added – inferencing, extension management, much better graphic display, and more. The first of the 3DVinci materials to be updated is the popular ModelMetricks Series.   (Updates for our other books are coming soon!) Who Are These Books For? ModelMetricks books are designed for kids […]

Book Review: SketchUp and LayOut for Architecture

If your’e a SketchUp Pro user, you have the LayOut program as well, so this post is for you. And if you’re not (yet) a SketchUp Pro user, read this post anyway – the stunning images might convince you to go Pro (and learn LayOut). This is the first of what I hope will be many […]

Meet the Bloggers: Bonnie Roskes

Hi 3Daily readers, I’m Bonnie Roskes. When Daniel Tal first approached me about a year ago with the idea for this blog, it didn’t take much to sell me on the idea. The idea was to post almost every day on any topic related to SketchUp in particular, and 3D design in general. Nobody else is […]