This tutorial will cover a lot of tools and get the basics of room building down and is intended to be easy enough for first timers to build something practical and useful to help them in their comic work. This being said I really took my time with this tutorial and explained everything step by step, which means it’s very lengthy with lots of pics! If you keep this tutorial open in another window and follow along, by the end you should have a room box for you to play with.
If you don’t already have Sketchup, you can download it for free at http://www.sketchup.com. Just click the download button to begin and then choose “personal use” in order to download the free version called Sketchup Make. You do not need to pay for the pro version for what we are doing, that is more for people doing CAD work. Sketchup Make has everything you will need to create stages/baclgrounds for your comics.
The tutorial is very long!! so I have put it behind a cut!