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…

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…

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…

Lumion PRO 10 Demo from a SketchUp model

Last week I’ve chosen the Lumion Demo winner, the landscape architect Sara Peternel from @sara.peternel_landscapedesign. So this is her SketchUp model that I transformed using Lumion Pro 10 tools. My objective with this small demo it’s to really show what Lumion can do specially for gardens. The vegetation possibilities together with the light specs in…

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…

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…