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…

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…

Talking about plants inside Lumion PRO 10

In this video, I talk about plants inside Lumion, more specifically Lumion PRO 10, and why this is the main reason Lumion is such a great tool for garden designers and landscape architects. Check out our SketchUp Warehouse collections here: https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/manage/bcb4be24-22d6-492b-88eb-95971f48886c?nav=collections&sortBy=createTime%20DESC, you can easily add plants to your Lumion library. Create and save planting combinations…

4 Lighting Solutions Inside Lumion Pro 9

Lumion is a great way to show, not only your lighting creativity as a garden designer or landscape architect, but as well as to show the lighting equipment give you the chance to suggest to your client, specific elements like you would do with furniture for example. Check out the final renderings at the end…

Easy Post-production Tips for Rendering Images

In this video I show some easy post-production tips using Photoshop and NIK collection, you can use the same effects in any other editor. This specific effects I use for renderings to be used in digital mediums only, not in printed materials. If working mobile you should try the Snapseed free app for Android and…

With or without effects inside Lumion PRO 9

Which effects are important for a final rendering in garden design or landscaping project? Check out the rendering images at the end of the video! Subscribe to our newsletter, I will be sharing my effects settings file👍http://eepurl.com/dAfov5 . 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/ Music🎵 Happy Life by FREDJI https://soundcloud.com/fredjimusic https://www.facebook.com/fredjimusic/ Music promoted…

Getting to know Twinmotion from Unreal Engine

This a quick video exploring Twinmotion, it’s a great tool if you are using only SketchUp. It as a lot of potentials, but if you working with Lumion Pro, for example, you going to feel that it still as a long way to go. It’s free to download until November 2019, don’t miss out even…

Adding Water inside Lumion

In this video, I want to show you the simple way and my favourite way to add water in Lumion. Rendering water features are really simple with Lumion, it works really well especially in still water features or swimming pools. Check out the fina rendering image at the end of the video. Go to our…

Build-Up from CAD file to SketchUp to Lumion

In this video, I’m sharing the build-up of my latest garden design project, from cad file imported into SketchUp to the transition to Lumion and in the end some renderings I’ve done as well with effects. I hope you enjoy it and get something out of this video, I really wanted to share a little…

What’s new in SketchUp 2019.2 update?

The latest update for SketchUp 2019 is live, the 2019.2 update brings some interesting features after the underwhelm that was the launch of SketchUp 2019 (in my opinion) this latest update comes to prove some of the advantages of the new subscription method of pricing the software. More of this kind of updates are to…

6 Tips & Tricks for Amazing Renderings

6 Tips and tricks to create amazing renderings you can use to promote your garden design ideas in all the social networks. Tip 1: Play around with the focal length and don’t overdo the wide angle. Tip 2: Use real textures materials. Websites like poliigon.com, textures.com, 3dtextures.me and texturehaven.com. Tip 3: Choose the right time…

How to create a plan view in Lumion 9.5?

Straight plan views are usually something you create using Lumion but it’s possible. And it’s a great way to illustrate your projects together with the use of transparency in larger shrubs and trees, check out my plan : There are a few different effects applied to this image, I normally like to lower the saturation…

Lumion Update: New Wood Materials and Objects in LUMION 9.5 PRO

Lumion 9.5 Pro is live! In this video, I’m going to show a little bit of the wood textures and objects. Release Notes: New Features Material Library The new HD materials in Lumion 9.5 and Lumion 9.5 Pro include: 3 fine woods for interiors and exteriors 2 wood materials for cabins walls 16 wood floors…

More FREE Plants for your Lumion library

Working as garden designers or landscaper plants are the main element of focus after the design, and the more the merrier so you can have a more diversify library in your Lumion Pro. There are a few websites with 3D plants you can purchase and use them in Lumion, they are not going to be…