Can you do 2D in SketchUp free?
The trick is to use “parallel projection” in the view settings and then select the top-down camera view. This will give you a perfectly flat 2D view and workspace. Edit: also, if you desire, I would check out their download page and try to find the 2017 Sketchup Make version.
Can SketchUp make blueprints?
Loading blueprints for reference in Sketchup is easy. In this tutorial, I’m going to go through two ways of loading an image and arranging it as a background.
What this before you get started with Sketchup?
Here’s what we cover:
- Start in 2D.
- Use the Right Mouse.
- Draw the Right Way.
- Understand Stickiness.
- Group (Almost) Everything.
- Master the Move Tool.
- Navigate Like a Pro.
What does Sketchup LayOut do?
Sketchup Layout is designed to take the solid model from Google Sketchup Pro and convert it into orthographic views, presentation views and other working drawings. The user will use Google Sketchup Pro to create “Scenes” that will be equal to the orthographic views of a design (Front, Right Side, Left Side, Rear, etc.)