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Draw a Floor Plan in SketchUp Pro

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A learn by doing approach...

This course is for new SketchUp users and seasoned users alike. A learn-by-doing approach helps beginners practice tools with repetition, and intermediate users can tighten up their workflow, learn good habits, and create well organized models.

You will learn how to...

✓ Create the shell of a space.
✓ Find 2D symbols and arrange them for space planning.
✓ Use 3D objects for 2D space planning.
Change the style of your drawing.
✓ Develop good modeling habits like grouping and axis alignment.

Help from a SketchUp expert.

This course is for interior designers, taught by an interior designer. Tammy Cody has been teaching SketchUp to interior designers for over 7 years. Each online course comes with direct support from Tammy... whether it is an email, phone call, Zoom meeting, or a working coffee session if you happen to be a California Central Coast local.


What do you need to get started?

Getting started is easy! You just need a few key parts...

SketchUp Pro
  • The most recent update if possible.

  • Find a free 30-day trial at SketchUp.com

  • Yearly subscriptions are available for $299 a year.

    3 - Button Mouse
    • Two buttons with a center scroll wheel.

    • Nothing fancy needed.

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      Course Curriculum

      MODULE 1:

      Let's Draw!

      • Draw a room footprint / shell.

      • Learn about and check the axes alignment.

      • Move walls easily.

      MODULE 2:

      Model Organization.

      • Group your geometry.

      • Control visibility with Tags.

      • Set scenes and change styles.

      MODULE 3:

      Space Planning.

      • Find, move and modify 2D symbols.

      • Use 2D door symbols to mark the door types.

      • Create dashed lines for marking higher features.

      MODULE 4:

      Presentation.

      • Dimension in SketchUp. (Though I recommend using LayOut for dimensions and annotations.)

      • Export your drawing.

      MODULE 5:

      Different Project Starting Points.

      • Import Image for Tracing.

      • DWG and Scanned starting points.

      • On-site measure starting point.

      Ready to get started?

      ➾ Learn at your own pace.
      ➾ Lifetime course access.
      ➾ Support from a SketchUp Pro.

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      What designers are saying...

      "Thank you for the amazing job that you are doing, sharing your knowledge with other interior designers. Your course helped me so much in my interior design course, and I was able to produce professional floor plans without the need to use AutoCAD.

      Merccy McInerney

      The Space Project, Australia

      "I am always amazed at the level of your continuing customer service. You are more than just a SketchUp instructor, you are a mentor."

      Shannon McCall, AKBD

      Green Mountain Construction, LLC.

      "You seriously have a gift for teaching. You are a household name here because I've been raving about you for weeks... I wish all online courses approached it the way you do."

      Michelle Franzoia

      Oakland, CA

      Frequently Asked Questions

      Is this course right for me?

      If you have taken the SketchUp 101 course, or feel confident in drawing basic shapes in SketchUp, this is a great next step for developing your SketchUp skills. This is a beginners course, but even seasoned users can benefit from the workflow.


      (This course is also part of a Two-Course Bundle that includes Draw a Floor Plan in SketchUp Pro, and 3D Modeling in SketchUp Pro.)

      When does the course start and finish?

      This course is completely self-paced. You decide when you start and when you finish!

      How long do I have access to the course?

      After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course, for as long as you'd like - across any and all devices you own. Watch the sessions as many times as you'd like.

      What if I am unhappy with the course?

      If the course isn't what you had hoped, please contact me within the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund, no questions asked! Refunds are not available after 30 days.

      How does this course work?

      You will be provided with an exercise SketchUp file to start. Each video session will guide you through the workflow as you practice. While not necessary, it is helpful to have a second monitor or large tablet to watch the video lessons as you draw in SketchUp. If you run into any bumps along the way, please contact Tammy. [email protected]