Model placement on Google Earth Geolocation within SketchUp Pro


#1

I imported the geolocation into SketchUp Pro and then attempted to place my model, well actually just a part of my model onto the imported geolocation Google Earth Image and it is all blurry or fuzzy. How does this get fixed or done correctly, as I am somewh

at new to this whole platform. The end goal is to see the 3D model merged with the real geolocation image for a presentation style walk through. Thank you.


#2

I can’t tell anything from your screen shot. Could you upload the SKP file instead?


#3

Depending on how much surrounding terrain you grab, the mage will be sharper or blurrier. For example, here’s a nominal house:

Add a large geolocation like this:

Gives this:

Zooming in when adding the geolocation:

Gives a much better result:


#4

I will upload the file shortly. Thank you.


#5

I will upload the image shortly. Thank you.


#6

One further note … if you export the model as a Google Earth KMZ file and import it into Google Earth, you can see how it looks with the surrounding terrain:


#7

Well it says the file is too big so I will have to figure something out, in the above photo can you see the blurry faded grean in the lower left area, that is supposed to be a fairway green. I will try and get the file uploaded somehow. Thanks.


#8

Yeah it is an area that is roughly 500 acres, creating a sustainable green energy property. I will try and get the file down to a better size to upload. I will try your suggestions first also. Thanks.