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Wednesday, June 16

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 1: SketchUp for Architecture
A SketchUp + Lumion + Photoshop workflow that creative dreams are made of! In Episode 1, Aaron and Tori will sit down with architect and designer Luis Bertomeu Sanchez (@aa.luis.bertomeu) to talk about all the ins and outs of 3D visualization as both an architect and a true creative. Trust us, this is a break you’ll want to take. 

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Luis Bertomeu Sanchez

Based in Luxembourg, Spanish Architect Luis Bertomeu Sanchez uses SketchUp and Lumion for a truly wow-worthy architecture design and construction workflow. Not only does he enjoy watching his design come to life with the use of rendering, but he also believes it’s the best way to... Read More →

Wednesday June 16, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, June 23

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 2: SketchUp for Woodworking
Meet Jeff Branch (@jeffobrach), woodworker extraordinaire. In this week’s Fireside Chat episode, he’ll be showing us how he creates highly detailed and visually compelling models without extensions. If you are interested in learning more about mastering materials in SketchUp, this episode is for you.

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Jeff Branch

Jeff Branch, a woodworker for 38 years specializes in developing woodworking plans through the use of SketchUp. His plans include highly detailed, visually compelling 3D models without the use of third-party rendering software. You can catch him over on Instagram @jeffobranch.

Wednesday June 23, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, June 30

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 3: SketchUp for Creators
SketchUp is more than just a design tool, it’s a tool for creating. In episode 3, Aaron and Tori will sit down with Izzy Swan (@izzyswan_woodworking) and explore how he’s used SketchUp to grow his business and produce amazing CNC creations. Whatever industry you’re in, you’re sure to pick up a few tips and tricks from this talented inventor.

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Izzy Swan

Fifth-generation tradesperson, Izzy Swan has over 20 years of experience in production design, furniture design, and specialty equipment builds. He loves sharing his knowledge and ideas to help inspire and educate others. Follow him and his work on Instagram @izzyswan_woodworking... Read More →

Wednesday June 30, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, July 7

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 4: SketchUp for Residential Design
For episode 4, we’ll be sitting around the fire with trendsetting Residential Architect John Melby (@melby_design) from Melby Design. We’ll dive into a SketchUp + Revvit workflow, plus we’ll learn about the commercial world of architecture with a show and tell of great models and client stories.

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John Melby

John Melby is an experienced Architect with a focus on custom residential design. He uses SketchUp to create and present detailed custom homes for clients. Fun fact: in his free time, he also uses SketchUp for DIY home projects. Follow John’s SketchUp adventures over on Instagram... Read More →

Wednesday July 7, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, July 14

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 5: SketchUp for Interior Design
In episode 5, we sit down with Interior Designer, Kamila Lopes (@kamilalopes) who says that finding SketchUp was “love at first sight.” She’ll be talking about how she uses SketchUp and LayOut for her interior concepts, mood boards, and perspectives. Tune in, pick up some tips, ask some questions, and hang with our amazing community.

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Kamila Lopes

Interior Designer
Kamila Lopes is an interior designer and instructor specializing in design documentation and 3D visualization. She is the owner of Projeto Expert Studio and also teaches classes on how to best use SketchUp and LayOut to improve productivity and enrich project presentations. Catch... Read More →

Wednesday July 14, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, July 21

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 6: SketchUp for Urban Planning
Do you use SketchUp in your urban planning workflow? In episode 6, Aaron and Tori will sit down with JJ Zanetta (@zanetta_illustration) to talk about his passion for art and architecture and how he captures the character and life that the built environment ultimately fosters in his designs. You don’t want to miss this inspiring presentation, plus some room for a Q&A afterward. 

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JJ Zanetta

Architectural Illustrator
With a passion for art and architecture, JJ Zanetta was attracted to the profession of architectural illustration. A student of the craft, he is continually inspired by the master’s of architectural illustration as well as the new possibilities that technology brings to supplement... Read More →

Wednesday July 21, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, July 28

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 7: SketchUp for Construction
In episode 7, we’ll speak with Rachel Robinson from Turner Construction about her robust VDC workflow. Learn how Rachel uses her knowledge of 3D modeling and post-production programs to convey construction information to her team. Plus we'll get an inside look into her personal renovation projects. Follow her on Instagram at @houseof_intent.

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Rachel Robinson

Virtual Design & Construction
After studying architecture at Cal Poly, Rachel Robinson dove headfirst into the VDC world and started working at Turner Construction. Rachel uses her vast knowledge of 3D modeling technology and post-production programs to convey construction information in a clear and concise way... Read More →

Wednesday July 28, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT
Wednesday, August 4

12:00pm MDT

S2, Episode 8: SketchUp for Set Design
It’s our last week of Fireside Chat! We’re sitting by the fire with Luke Whitelock (@lukewhitelockdesign), the Set Designer behind top feature films for Marvel, Universal, and Disney. We’ll explore how he utilizes 3D modeling to build some of the most iconic sets in the film industry. 

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Luke Whitelock

Feature Film Art Director
Luke Whitelock, a feature film Art Director in the United Kingdom’s film and television industry, has over 15 years of experience using SketchUp for set design. He uses SketchUp and LayOut to produce construction documentation for Marvel, Disney, and Universal...to name a few. Check... Read More →

Wednesday August 4, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm MDT