SketchUp for Professionals is the “best way” to learn how to use SketchUp the “right way”. This course covers basics, unlocks mysterious behaviors, and will ramp you up to a professional level. This course uses real professional example projects to communicate best practices and model organization strategies.


ConDoc is a plugin that expedites construction documents, automates design packets, and drastically improves your project organization using SketchUp Pro and LayOut. ConDoc is designed to provide architects and designers with a seamless workflow process, ease all of the intricate steps involved in document creation, and enable you to have complete control in all aspects of your project without the need to use other software programs.

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On-Site Training

Online Training

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)

With our newest online training, SketchUp for Professionals, we’ve taken the best content from on-site trainings and formatted them in a way that is accessible to everyone. You can learn everything about SketchUp Pro at your home or office without a classroom, computer labs, and white boards.

  • 9 hours of tutorials plus 3 extra hours of extended tutorials
  • Specific, actionable lessons
  • Defined systems & processes
  • Homework assignments to give you self-guided practice
  • Free resources including: templates, title blocks, layer sets, extensions

Some of the companies and clients we’ve worked with include:


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The SketchUp Workflow for Architecture

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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