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In this course, you'll learn how to place lighting and electrical information over your SketchUp viewport in LayOut. We'll use both SketchUp Pro and LayOut as we cover the full workflow(s) and strategies involved in delivering clear and concise documents.

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Help from a SketchUp expert.

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.

Course Curriculum


Prep your SketchUp model.

  • Organize Tags to maximize your control in LayOut.

  • Set helpful Scenes for stacked viewports in LayOut.


Send to LayOut.

  • Scale a floor plan.

  • Optimize your Layers for lighting and electrical symbols.


Use the (provided) scrapbook.

  • Adding and moving lighting and electrical symbols.

  • Change the scale of your symbols to fit the scale of your drawing.

  • Add dashed arcs.

  • Create a legend.


Create depth in your drawing to add clarity.

  • Use stacked viewports to vary styles.

  • Control line weights in your drawing.

  • Use transparency overlays to emphasize information.


Reflected Ceiling Plans

  • Create a base for your reflected ceiling plan.

  • Plan scenes to maximize information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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]