The Smoove tool enables you to model hills and valleys on a TIN (triangulated irregular network). With the Add Detail tool, you can split a selection within a TIN into smaller triangles so that you can model detail where its needed.
How do you make a depression in SketchUp?
Click somewhere on your terrain surface to start smooving. Move your mouse up or down (to create a bump or a depression, respectively), and then click again to stop smooving.
How do I change my Smoove radius?
Double-click the group containing your terrain to edit it. Choose Tools, Sandbox, Smoove from the menu bar to activate the Smoove tool. Type a radius and press Enter.
How do I get topography from Google Earth to SketchUp?
Simply go back to to File>Geo-location>Add Imagery to expand your site with additional imagery. Lastly, to toggle the 3d site terrain on and off go to File>Geo-location>Show Terrain. If you found this sketchup tutorial on how to import a google map with terrain helpful please like and share it. Until next time.