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This is the Rat Bird, original artwork and design by Christian Pearce, modeled by me in SketchUp. I created a modeling tutorial for the SketchUcation publication CatchUp and it can be found here:
Part 1 for the Making of SHARC.
Part 2 for the Making of SHARC.
This is the Lambada table, modeled in SketchUp and rendered with Thea. I created a modeling tutorial for the SketchUcation publication CatchUp and it can be found here:
I created this Mech Fish for a 30 min. modeling competition. Not only did I model it just in time but I recorded the process. A 3x speed video of me creating the Mech Fish can be found here:
I did a video tutorial on the creation of this Dunny's helmet located here:
I did a tutorial for modeling the Hans Wegner chair. It can be viewed here: http://sketchucation.com/all-news/catch-up/284-catchup-14
The Snowy Pinecone. Another SketchUp model I made for a 30 min. challenge. This one I also recorded the process after the fact. In other words I did the model again then listed the tools used. You can view it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbcycONsjNs&list=UUF9zZt_Xrx6bZ33er9tl6wg&index=20&feature=plcp
A Christmas ball in garland modeling and rendering tutorial I did for SketchUp Artists. Rendered with Thea Render. You can see it here: http://www.sketchupartists.org/tutorials/sketchup-and-thea-render/sketchup-and-thea-render-christmas-garland-and-glass-ball/
This is the KO Table. I did not create an actual tutorial but did post up the model and the proxy mesh as an example how to make subtle curves using SketchUp and the Artisan plugin. You can find the model here:
I modeled this space frame as a response to the question: "How would you model this?" My response generated a buzz so I made a couple tutorials, one for the SketchUcation publication CatchUp here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_08 And one I placed on Youtube here:
I did a short tutorial on how to create a realistic looking wire or cable with SketchUp. You can find it in the SketchUcation publication CatchUp here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_3
Here is a tutorial showing how to create a rope twist column with SketchUp. I created it for the SketchUcation publication CatchUp located here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_10
This tutorial shows how I created the teardrop lamp. The video is located here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_78qfcTJBzU&list=UUF9zZt_Xrx6bZ33er9tl6wg&index=10&feature=plcp
This tutorial comes with the SketchUp model. You can find it on SketchUcation here: http://sketchucation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=119547#p119547
This is a whimsical tutorial on how to create an Origami Junk. It comes with the SketchUp model and can be found on SketchUcation here: http://sketchucation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=75537#p75537
This was a simple but fun exercise in shadows. I created a short tutorial on how I created it using SketchUp which can be found here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_12
This is a real simple tutorial on using repeatable shapes to create a mesh or weave. You can find the tutorial in the SketchUcation publication CatchUp here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_6
In this tutorial I show 3 separate ways to create a bottle in SketchUp. It is on the SketchUcation publication CatchUp here: http://issuu.com/rclub24/docs/catchup_7
A simple tutorial on creating a gothic groin vault, model included. You can find it on SketchUcation here: http://sketchucation.com/forums/viewtopic.php?p=3569#p3569
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Tutorials for SketchUp Modeling

This section of my portfolio focuses on tutorials I have created for modeling in SketchUp. Most can be found on SketchUcation.com

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Eric Lay
3D Modeling, Architectural Modeling, Rendering, Drafting and Design Madison, AL