Hi everyone, first post here.
I need some help creating a model for work. The company I work for designs sensory rooms and I work the visualisations and designs for the spaces.
We offer a popular product that I’d like to find a more efficient way of modelling within SketchUp. I have a current workflow for it but it can be very problematic and can cause large amounts of lag with my machine.
This is the product I’m trying to model -
The current workflow I’m using consists of drawing a bunch of curved lines, exploding them, and then using Clothworks to simulate them. Then I use the follow me tool to extrude the newly simulated lines and copy V-Ray sphere lights along them. As you can probably tell it can be very tedious and often causes SketchUp crashes when I generate too many strands.
I’m just wondering if anybody has any ideas for creating something like this a little more effectively or has had experience doing something like this before? I tend to have to make new versions of this model for different projects and it would be beneficial to me to speed up the process and nail down a consistent workflow.
I’m still fairly new to SketchUp with only about 2 years of experience, it’s certainly a lot different to software which I used to use like Cinema4D.