SketchUp Basics for Garden Designers course updated

The online course SketchUp for Garden Designers as been completely updated for SketchUp PRO 2021. Like all my courses the they are video based and using a Windows PC, if you have Mac the differences are not very significant and you can still do this course. Check out the full curriculum and preview videos on…

From 2D to 3D Garden Demonstration!

Are you currently working in 2D, plans or hand drawings? Are you curious about how your project would look in 3D? I’m going to pick up a 2D project and transform it into a 3D rendering animation, are you interested? Send a jpg image from your project to our email, if you are interested, gardendesign.professionals@gmail.com. …

My first Live Stream! Comparing renderings Lumion PRO 10 vs Twinmotion 2020!

My first Live Stream! Celebrating more than 400 subscribers on YouTube and 4700 followers on Instagram! Thank you, everyone! Check out Twinmotion Public Roadmap: https://portal.productboard.com/epicgames/3-twinmotion-public-roadmap/tabs/4-under-consideration Lumion Forum: https://forum.lumion.com/ Online courses: https://gardendesigntools.thinkific.com/ What to learn more about Twinmotion, check out my online course here: https://gardendesigntools.thinkific.com/courses/twinmotion-intro-for-garden-designers #gardendesigntools #twinmotion2020 #lumionpro10 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/garden_design_tools/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/gardenprodesign Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gardendesigntools LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/garden-design-tools/…

Mediterranean Planting challenge inside Lumion PRO 10

In this video, I gave myself a challenge, inspired by the work of Olivier Filippi in dry gardens and Mediterranean gardens. I wanted to recreate that atmosphere inside Lumion PRO 10 even knowing that I didn’t have a lot of the plant material available in the Lumion library. Check out the rendering images at the…

Next week’s a Planting Design challenge 💡

Normally 3D renderings can be challenging regarding the vegetation library available for garden designer’s and landscapers. To demonstrate that it’s possible with some tricks to have not only a sense of the vegetation you want to propose in your design but to recreate a more naturalistic imagery I decided to give myself a challenge! A…

How to Start 3D Modelling if you a Garden Designer!

So you want to start exploring the 3D world but don’t know where to start? This video is for you, it’s really important to don’t compromise your design ideas when you explore the 3D world of modelling and rendering, make sure you stay true to your design concept. If you need help regarding 3D modelling…

5 Suggestions to stay productive for Garden Designers

Working from home for some garden designers working freelance is already a reality. For others a challenge that needs to overcome. Adapting to new ways of working may be a challenge right now but at the same its an opportunity to improve and learn useful and productive skills that any other way you wouldn’t have…

Creating immersive presentations for your design ideas

Working remotely and having to present your design ideas to your client can be a challenge if you normally have a more tradicional working method. Programs like SketchUp, Lumion or Twinmotion can help you to create a more immersive experience to share with your clients without you having to be directly beside him for him…

Twinmotion Demo!

Are you a Garden Designer or Landscape Architect working in SketchUp? Do you want to find out how would your garden design project would look in Twinmotion? Garden Design Tools is going to select a garden design project model in SketchUp to do a demonstration in Twinmotion 2020! Send a jpg image from your SketchUp…

Is Fine Detail Nature a game changer in Lumion PRO 10?

It’s fine detail nature a game changer for garden designers and landscape architects? In the beginning, I didn’t think so but now? I changed my mind. This is one of the cases that you really need to render your images first to really appreciate the results and the subtlety of the light quality and natural…

Twinmotion 2020 and the free version!

One of the main advantages of Twinmotion is the fact that it’s free at the present moment plus it runs in both macs and windows pcs. Twinmotion is compatible with all BIM software and offers direct one-click synchronization with ARCHICAD, Revit, SketchUp Pro, and RIKCAD. Import assets from almost every 3D modelling solution via support for…