• Getting Started Special Interest Group April 2019

    In this session, we discussed ways of adding a tile texture to a bathroom wall, created a stepped wall by using a 3D object on a different design layer and the Fit Walls to Objects command, and used image props to create artwork for adding some realism to project renderings.

  • Architect Special Interest Group March 2019

    In this webinar we looked at how to deal with difficult wall thickening and an awkward chamfered corner between walls with different thicknesses. Then we looked at inserting objects in walls. The problem was two windows with a thin mullion between, which lead on to looking at to insert objects…

  • Landscape Special Interest Group April 2018 PM

    In this session, we covered a strategy for using Vectorworks on the go, showed how to place a building at the right elevation on a site model, reviewed how to use site modifiers and went over steps for taking care of site modifier errors.

  • Architect Special Interest Group April 2018 (am)

    In this session, we covered how slabs and walls can come together—how adding components to slab styles and wall styles can really enhance the level of detail possible in your drawings—and how to create a more flexible detail viewport.

  • Architect Special Interest Group February 2018 (pm)

    In this session, we reviewed whether to put information on a design layer, class, or sheet layer as we discussed how to set up a helpful file template.

  • Architect Special Interest Group February 2018 (am)

    In this session, we created a recession plane, modified slab components to work with a brick-clad wall, modeled a slab edge, imported a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet into Vectorworks, changed the rendering of Gable Walls, and discussed how to transfer preferred settings from one section to another.

  • Getting Started Special Interest Group January 2018

    In this session, we solved text challenges with worksheet columns, revision notes, and objects, as well as covering how to join walls without a mitered joint and discussing how to present your existing and proposed site models without too much clutter.

  • Architect Special Interest Group November 2017 (pm)

    In this session, we showed the flexibility and importance of using object styles in projects, reviewed how to create a slab for a complex set of walls—including adding slab drainage—and discussed setting up interior elevations.

  • Getting Started Special Interest Group October 2017

    In this session, we looked at an easy way to import classes, the ease of controlling a title block symbol through the Sheet Border Tool, and the power of the Fit Walls to Object command.

  • Vectorworks Baseboard Plug-in

    I was sent information about this new plug-in for Vectorworks. It creates baseboards (or skirtings) for Vectorworks. This is the same guy that created the Foliage tool, which is now part of Vectorworks. It looks like its highly editable, and you can use a symbol for the profile. This means…

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