Trying to learn SketchUp without a plan is tough. Self-training via YouTube can be a waste of time. At Brightman Designs we offer a proven system for building your skills quickly and efficiently. At a public training you will work with a live instructor to understand how to adapt the Brightman Method of organizing models to improve your professional workflow.

  • Industry specific skills based training
  • Cost effective for smaller groups or individuals
  • Great opportunity for students and new designers
  • Streamlined introduction to Brightman Method workflow


Michael Brightman is available to conduct a live training for your staff in the comfort and convenience of your own office.  Learn SketchUp while eliminating the extra time, hassle, and cost associated with training off-site. A private training is the most effective way for us to mold your entire team into SketchUp Pros.

  • Customized to your project type
  • Integrates with your existing software suite
  • Fastest method to bring the entire team up to speed
  • Cost effective for larger groups (4-15 attendees)


SketchUp 101 is a 3 hour tutorial that covers everything you need to get up and running fast in SketchUp, and it is FREE!  This class is also the prerequisite to SketchUp 201 ($25) and any advanced industry specific training offered by Brightman Designs.  Log into our forum, SketchUp Exchange, today to access our online resources and start your SketchUp Pro training.

  • Extremely Inexpensive
  • Standardized class recordings
  • Learn at your own pace
  • Watch anytime from your desk or at home


Get prompt, professional support from a Brightman Designs 3D modeling expert


Michael Brightman is a fanatic about process, workflow, and organization.  All of Michael’s SketchUp training techniques are outlined in his book, “The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture”.  If you want to go beyond the basics and start effectively using SketchUp Pro in all phases of design, this book is for you. From preliminary schematics to construction documentation, this book outlines a workflow that is flexible enough to use from start to finish. You’ll discover helpful techniques, smart tips, and best practices that will make your design process cleaner, easier, and much less expensive.

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