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iClone and SketchUp: Interior Design Tutorials

By June 15, 2009 No Comments

As we have posted before, we like iClone, the 3D creation program that allows avatars to be lip synced and placed in 3d scenes, its perfect for story telling, presentations and pre-visualisation. Indeed we have recently used it in a grant bid, sometimes 3D avatars are better at communicating to an audience than 6 sides of A4 paper.

One of its major benefits of iClone is its integration with the free version of SketchUp – 3d models can be imported and used within iClone with the addition of various realtime lighting and shadow effects. The two tutorials below provide a look at using SketchUp and iClone together for interior design:

Part 2 focuses on lighting and textures:

If you are new to iClone it is well worth downloading the demo and looking through the examples at http://www.reallusion.com/iclone/


Andy is Professor of Digital Urban Systems at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at University College London.