How to render SketchUp models

To render your SketchUp models, follow these steps:
  1. Create your SketchUp model. Add Geometry and materials like you do now
  2. Turn shadows on if you like and/or add light components using your 3D Rendering Extension.
  3. Add reflection and other Rendering attributes to your materials by right-clicking on them.
  4. Click the rendering button to create the rendering.
  5. Select default lighting and background parameters.

Here is the Lighting Presets Wizard from one extension – IRender nXt:

File:Irender Start Wizard.png


Sample Renderings

Here are some Sample Renderings from various SketchUp Rendering Plugins:

Sample Renderings


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How to Render in Sketchup