Here’s the 2D Design Schedual:
And here’s Digital Imaging Schedual:
Now that you have the basics of Sketchup it’s time to get a little more technical.
SketchUp is an 3D modeling tool that is easy to use and great for getting your ideas into 3D space.
Download SketchUp Make (free). It’s good enough to get you going!
SketchUp models can be made to look photorealistic using rendering software such as KeyShot.
You can make detailed 3D spaces then create walk-through animations:
You could even send your model to a 3D printer to create a physical version of your design.
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|Zoom in or out||Ctrl + or Ctrl –|
|Move page around||hold spacebar and drag|
|Make brush bigger or smaller||tap square brackets left or right: [ or ]|
• scale, rotate
• flip, distort, perspective
• Use the bounding box. Hold shift to constrain
• Right click to choose option then use the bounding box.
Press Return to confirm transformation.
A good first choice
|Select layer. Paint inside the object and let Photoshop find the edges.|
Good for selecting images against plain coloured backgrounds
|Click the image background to select the main area. Adjust the tolerance to make Magic Wand sensitivity
* Choose Inverse from the Selection menu to change the selection to the object.
Good for loosely selecting areas
|Circle areas to select.|
|Add to Selection
Subtract from Selection
|Add a Mask||Select the part of the image you want to remain.
Click the Add a Mask button at the bottom of the Layers pallet
|Edit a mask
Reveal more of the image
Hide more of the image
Remove fringe around image
|Click the Mask icon in the Layers pallet
Paint with white
Paint with black
Double click Mask icon. In the Properties palette choose Mask Edge and Shift Edge to the left
|Make white transparent||Change Layer Blending Mode to Multiply
*Will also make colours and greys transparent
|Make black transparent||Change Layer Blending Mode to Screen|
|Change layer brightness/contrast||Select layer. Choose Levels from the “Create new Fill or Adjustment Layer Button at the bottom of the Layers pallet.
Move the black and white sliders to the beginning of the histogram information. Move the grey midtone slider left or right to lighten or darken the image.
|Change layer colour||Select layer. Choose Hue/Saturation from the “Create new Fill or Adjustment Layer Button at the bottom of the Layers pallet.
Adjust Hue and Saturation sliders
|Change only one layer||After creating Adjustment Layer right click on it’s name and choose Create Clipping Mask|
|Change part of the image||Make a selection before creating the Adjustment Layer|
|I can’t select an object||Is the Auto-Select option turned off for your move tool?||Choose the move tool. Tick Auto-Select in the options bar at the top|
|Do any of your layers have 2 masks attached to them?||Drag the second mask to the trash at the bottom of the layers pallet|
|My imaged has changed colour or tone when reordering layers||Is there an adjustment layer that is not clipped to layer?||Reposition adjustment layer above intended layer, right click on it’s name and choose “Create clipping mask”|
|There is a transparent red overlay on my image||Does it look like your Layer Mask?||Press the “\” key (next to the square brackets|