Thursday, September 14, 2006
From AutoCAD to SKetchUp to AVI in 90 minutes
You may have to click and hold the play button to play the clip.
I know. It's corny, but it's amazing what you can do in a few minutes.
Well I am a little late getting on the SketchUp band wagon but since I heard it works so well with AutoCAD solids I had to try it out.
Two words > BLOWN AWAY.
I am a great 3D guy from way back and quite enjoying all the ammenities that AutoCAD 2007 offers for 3D. Then to top it off I can instantly import my DWG solid models into SketchUp.
Once in SketchUp (download for free) I add the trees, benches, people, background buildings and then create a fly by annimation.
Up to that point I was just playing around but now I have actually come up with a use for it.
I created this cheesy video below as a sample to a client but I think that it's usable !
I went from AutoCAD solids, to SketchUp and created this video all inside of about 90 minutes.