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Ever want to make awesome 3D models like a pro but didn't have the right program? Google Sketchup is the answer. Popular, Free, Awesome, 3D, all words...
First you have to down load the program at: http://sketchup.google.com/download/gsu.html Simple enough, right?
First you have to think of a project, then continue.
When the Welcome screen pops up go to templates by clicking the "Choose Template" and choose a scale.
First thing first, learn how to use the tools.
Make a 2D base for your object, for example if you were making a sword, your base may be the hilt, the base is important because after making it you b...
Your base was like a 2D sketch of a object, and your building up is like making that sketch 3D, now you just need the details.
Add features like the arms or the ears or what ever.
Color or add textures by pressing the paint bucket icon, and then selecting a color, you can import your own textures by pressing the create material ...
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