SketchUp : My first hourPosted: February 11, 2017
Since the last three years, my top circles in the UK are artists and architects by genus. And of course, I am far disparate apart from them. I enjoy all of their works. Creative is one thing is that I have a strong keen and try to break free. I want to learn it.
Since the beginning, I asked few times and inform of my interest of learning 3D modelling. But I’ve been procrastinating..
The first start
Lately, I am learning bits of everything on arts and eventually invested (again) some interest in 3D.
5AM or so today, I shoved computer and dive. Finally I’ve installed SketchUp.
Oh 3D is mindblowing, man!
The real reason why I wanted to learn 3D is the hope to discover different types of patterns or way into my creative product. I only used the touchpad to draw the object as above. I’d say I quite familiar with tools like Sketch and Photoshop, so this is an entirely different world. Controlling in multiple axes environment is annoying, but hey – that what makes a 3D environment is 3D, right? I don’t have a mouse, so it putting more weight to the process.
After created object that not went as it should be, I thought I should learn to do real world objects, as what my architect friends do. So, I picked one thing that’s the most common and easy enough for me to make myself comfortable with control and SketchUp essential features. To simulate this, I drew a basic house.
Lets have a TV and dining table outside, why not ?
I love arts. However, art and me is like a distant cousins. I’ve spent years to appreciate the concept and learn, but the result are always terrible and distasteful. Nonetheless, I still believe it is learnable.
Colors, typography, patterns and other bagful components.. Oh man, those things are very hard!