Google SketchUp for Dummies Book Out

According to a post at the new Google SketchUp Blog, a new book is available called “Google SketchUp For Dummies (For Dummies (Computer/Tech))” by Aidan Chopra. The book will help those who want to use the free Google SketchUp 3d modeling tool to create their own 3D models for posting in Google Earth. SketchUp is the most intuitive and fun 3D modeling program I’ve ever used, and I’ve used programs like it for over 20 years. I’m sure this book will be worth looking into if you are just getting started with SketchUp, or have never used 3D modeling tools before.
I also encourage you to look into getting the excellent SketchUp training DVD from

About Frank Taylor

Frank Taylor started the Google Earth Blog in July, 2005 shortly after Google Earth was first released. He has worked with 3D computer graphics and VR for many years and was very impressed with this exciting product. Frank completed a 5.5 year circumnavigation of the earth by sailboat in June 2015 which you can read about at Tahina Expedition, and is a licensed pilot, backpacker, diver, and photographer.


  1. hello,
    i don’t speak very good english, so, i hope you will understand.
    i wonder if you know if this book will be print in french ?

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