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 fileđź‘Ťhttp://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…

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…

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…

Using renderings to create a lifestyle dream

Renderings are not only a way to show your ideas and project proposals, the images can project different lifestyle aspirations that you getter for the informal conversations you have with your client. When working with private clients, being a garden designer or landscape architect, the every day living of the garden needs to be throughly…

You can’t build in Lumion!

Lumion is an amazing program, but you can’t build inside Lumion, you can add, import, modify textures and materials but you can’t build. That’s why you always need programs like SketchUp or Revit to build your projects. This video was in response to a question made to me by email from Mandy. I hope it…