SketchUp and Blender



SketchUp and Blender based tutorials (sometimes additional software depending on tutorial). Learn how to perfect your modeling with new post-processing skills, techniques and easy to follow step by step instructions provided by highly talented professional contributors.

Convert any 3D model to SketchUp using Blender by Victor Hugo Hernandez

In this tutorial Victor talks about how to convert any 3D model to SketchUp using Blender. He uses an .OBJ file for this tutorial but the same principle applies to any format that can be imported into Blender for example .FBX or .3DS files.


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SketchUp Render using Blender and Photoshop by Jean-Pierre Hurel

Jean-Pierre Hurel (better known as Orgelf in the Internet design communities), a visual artist, explains his simple technique on how to achieve this render of a SketchUp model he made by using Blender and Photoshop . It produces what has been described as a cartoon/comic book effect.

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Blender to SketchUp – A Workaround for Texturing Organic Shapes by Michalis Zissiou

Although SketchUp is one of the easiest and fastest applications for architectural modeling when it comes to organic forms, texturing and rendering organic shapes it falls short and has not as yet solved this issue. The major problem of SketchUp is that it triangulates things thus making it difficult for smoothing and UV mapping of textures. Check out my tutorial for the workaround!


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4 Responses to “SketchUp and Blender”

  1. RealSpace on July 6th, 2012 5:28 pm

    These tutorials are great, thx!

  2. blender guy on January 16th, 2014 12:39 pm

    omg thanks a lot man ! i’ve discovered this website a week ago i think , really love it !

  3. youbache on February 8th, 2014 11:35 am

    so nice thank a lot dude..

  4. yang li on August 1st, 2018 9:36 am

    nice article that you have posted thanks for that

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