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How am I Doing?

Post by SimonG » Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:57 pm

Started work today on my first model, the Beechcraft Be-23 :D Image
How does it look? any tips?

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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by MrFunnybone » Mon Apr 14, 2014 3:21 am

Looks really good but I can't really help you out, I don't use sketchup, only know blender

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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Flake » Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:20 am

w/sketchup you will need to export that to like 3ds or something and import to blender that way. don't expect it to be an easy process.
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by MrFunnybone » Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:45 am

There actually is ablender script that will allow you to import .obj which sketchup uses

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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Flake » Mon Apr 14, 2014 6:00 am

Didn't even know that...

I did it the hard way, back in the good ol' days then.
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Dragon029 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 7:12 am

MrFunnybone wrote:There actually is ablender script that will allow you to import .obj which sketchup uses
Minor correction; .obj is the native format of Blender; SketchUp's format is .skp / .skb, but SketchUp Pro can export to .obj

I'm presuming that there's also a .skp import script for Blender though?
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by aeTIos » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:07 am

Dragon029 wrote:
MrFunnybone wrote:There actually is ablender script that will allow you to import .obj which sketchup uses
Minor correction; .obj is the native format of Blender; SketchUp's format is .skp / .skb, but SketchUp Pro can export to .obj

I'm presuming that there's also a .skp import script for Blender though?
Minor correction; Blender's native format is .blend, but it can import/export to .obj, .3ds, and much more.
SimonG, from what I can see that looks pretty good. I have to see more than that skewed view to give more accurate feedback, though.
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Eric » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:07 am

You can also directly export to VRML with Pro: http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/114425 (and then use Soji's tools to convert to SRF)
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by aeTIos » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:10 am

But Sketchup Pro is pretty expensive. [hidden]Of course, there are other ways to obtain it... <_< >_> shhhh I didn't say that.[/hidden]
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Dragon029 » Mon Apr 14, 2014 8:40 am

aeTIos wrote:
Dragon029 wrote:
MrFunnybone wrote:There actually is ablender script that will allow you to import .obj which sketchup uses
Minor correction; .obj is the native format of Blender; SketchUp's format is .skp / .skb, but SketchUp Pro can export to .obj

I'm presuming that there's also a .skp import script for Blender though?
Minor correction; Blender's native format is .blend, but it can import/export to .obj, .3ds, and much more.
Image

I wonder what obj's native program is then?
Eric wrote:You can also directly export to VRML with Pro: http://help.sketchup.com/en/article/114425 (and then use Soji's tools to convert to SRF)
This is the methodology I use.
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Re: How am I Doing?

Post by Flake » Mon Apr 14, 2014 9:32 am

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aeTIos wrote:But Sketchup Pro is pretty expensive. Of course, there are other ways to obtain it... <_< >_> shhhh I didn't say that.
Oi, I know what you are implying and I'll have to ask you to keep a lid on it, especially in public. We, YSFHQ, can get shut down if the right person comes along and says the right things.
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