21 May 2015

Vote Now: SketchUp 3D Challenge #209 - Japanese Tea House

Challenge #209 - Japanese Tea House has come to a close. Thanks for the awesome entries! Let's start the voting!

To vote, first review the entries, then create a comment on this post using the following example:

3 points: first place model name by modeler name
2 points: second place model name by modeler name
1 points: third place model name by modeler name

Participants in the challenge will receive a bonus point for their entry if they also make a suggestion for a future challenge when they vote. Please indicate the username you use in the 3D Warehouse if it differs from the one you use to submit your vote.

You may also make a comment, if you wish, on why you chose each model. Please also take a moment to suggest a future topic for the challenge.

Good luck!

Current Challenge: #210 Jukebox: 21 May 2015 - 1 June 2015
3D Warehouse Tag: 3D Challenge 210

SketchUp 3D Challenge #210 - Jukebox


Thursday, 21 May 2015 - Monday, 1 June 2015


For this challenge you are to model a coin operated vintage style jukebox. In addition to jukeboxes that play vinyl records, you may choose to model a jukebox that plays CDs or digital music but it should look like a vintage jukebox. It may be an actual jukebox or one of your own design.

Rule Change: Participants in this and any future challenges will now be required to vote when the challenge is over. This is to encourage the community aspect of the challenge by giving the other participants feedback on their work.

Standard Participation Rules apply. Thanks to samothrace41 for the topic suggestion. Have a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Submit one with your next vote.

3D Warehouse Tag: 3D Challenge 210

20 May 2015

Winner Announcement: Challenge #208 - Subway Train

The winner of previous Challenge #208 - Subway Train is...
Bombardier Flexity Swift tram in Cologne by ARGO Industries. Congratulations on your win! You are the first winner since the return of the SketchUp 3D Challenge. Your model is now featured on the SketchUp 3D Challenge Facebook page!

19 May 2015

Challenge #210 & Voting for #209 Delayed

Due to an unforeseen scheduling conflict, the start of Challenge #210 and voting for Challenge #209 has been delayed until Thursday, 21 May 2015. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused. Thanks,
JediCharles

11 May 2015

Input Needed: Voting Rules

I am considering making changes to the rules for voting on the challenge. The goal of voting is to select the best model for the specific challenge as part of a group effort. Your opinion of the best is very subjective, but, certain things need to be weighed upon such as the quality of the modeling, adherence to the rules and that it fits the description of the challenge. I would like to have your input on our voting system. Here are some questions to discuss:

-What are some ways that would improve the voting?

-How can we encourage more people to vote?

-Should participants be required to vote if they submit an entry?

Thanks everyone

07 May 2015

Vote Now: SketchUp 3D Challenge #208 - Subway Train

Challenge #208 - Subway Train has come to a close. Thanks for the awesome entries! Let's start the voting!

To vote, first review the entries, then create a comment on this post using the following example:

3 points: first place model name by modeler name
2 points: second place model name by modeler name
1 points: third place model name by modeler name

Participants in the challenge will receive a bonus point for their entry if they also make a suggestion for a future challenge when they vote. Please indicate the username you use in the 3D Warehouse if it differs from the one you use to submit your vote.

You may also make a comment, if you wish, on why you chose each model. Please also take a moment to suggest a future topic for the challenge.

Good luck!

Current Challenge: #209 Japanese Tea House: 7 May 2015 - 18 May 2015
3D Warehouse Tag: 3D Challenge 209

SketchUp 3D Challenge #209 - Japanese Tea Garden


Thursday, 7 May 2015 - Monday, 18 May 2015


For this challenge you are to model a Japanese tea house (or chashitsu) and all the traditional elements that go with one for the purposes of a tea ceremony (or chanoyu in Japanese). The above links will show you what is required for an idealJapanese tea house and ceremony. If you are adventurous and have the time, you may also include a tea garden.

Standard Participation Rules apply. Thanks to Argo Industries for the topic suggestion. Have a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Submit one with your next vote.

3D Warehouse Tag: 3D Challenge 209

20 April 2015

SketchUp 3D Challenge #208 - Subway Train


Monday, 20 April 2015 - Thursday, 7 May 2015


For this challenge, you are to model a subway train and a loading platform. A subway system is a form of rapid transit that runs underground found in many metropolitan areas around the globe. They are also commonly referred to as the metro, the underground, the train and sometimes the tube. A subway train is designed with efficiency in mind with the goal of moving as many passengers possible.

Your subway train should include a motor car on both ends and at least one trailer car in between. Along with your train, you should also model a boarding platform for the train to pull up to. You may base your model on a real subway train or one from your imagination.

In addition to bragging rights for winning this challenge, your model will be featured in the new version of the Challenge Participation Manual that is currently in the works.

Standard Participation Rules apply. Thanks to TinkerToy for the topic suggestion. Have a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Submit one with your next vote.

3D Warehouse Tag: 3D Challenge 208

13 April 2015

New Challenges Starting on 20 April 2015!


Mark your calendar because Challenge #208 starts Monday, 20 April 2015!

Spread the word, The SketchUp 3D Challenge is back!

02 April 2015

We're Back! Seeking Your Ideas for Upcoming Challenges


The SketchUp 3D Challenge is back and we need your suggestions on what topics to do for the challenges.

Mark your calendar because new challenges begin 20 April 2015. Be sure to suggest something you would like everyone to model for an upcoming challenge, please comment on this post with your suggestions.

Happy Sketching!