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Topic tags/keywords: resource tip computer program drawing sketchup

This evening I accidentally discovered a program that can be used to enhance Sketchup drawings by creating more life like wood patterns. The program is completely free and is available from www.spiralgraphics.biz- click here for information and download.

The program has several wood samples and allows you to create/modify them to suit your needs. Once created, the texture can be save as a bit map or jpeg then imported into Sketchup.

For those of you wishing to add more detail to you Sketchup drawings, this may be of use.

Lew

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#1 posted 2305 days ago

Thanks Lew.

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#2 posted 2305 days ago

Very nice….thanks

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#3 posted 2305 days ago

Cool! Thanks.

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#4 posted 2304 days ago

Thank you for the link.

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#5 posted 2304 days ago

wow this looks great, I’ll have to check it out when i get home. thanks!

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#6 posted 2304 days ago

Thanks for the post.

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#7 posted 2304 days ago

I have played around with this program and it is pretty cool…but I have found with a little searching you can find great wood textures already created. But it is free and fun to play around with!

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#8 posted 2304 days ago

cool thanks great link…..

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#9 posted 2299 days ago

A related post…. very high res wood textures…too high in fact, you’ll want to scale them down some before using. Click on the thumbnails for the full res versions.

http://www.defcon-x.de/textures

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