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…

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…

Lumion PRO 9 online course is live

The online course Rendering your Clients Dream Garden is Live and now completely updated for Lumion Pro 9. 8 lessons were added to the course and I think you really going to create amazing renderings for your projects using my tips for Lumion Pro 9 specially created for garden designers and landscape architects. There are…

How do I organize my projects, step-by-step.

So this is my actual project step-by-step in a project, I just wanted to share this to clarify that renderings do not substitute any step. They had an important step; this is an essential element that, together with the storytelling of your design is going to sell your project to your client. So let me…

Changing seasons in the garden

Giving a sense of seasonality to your project can be important specially if your project is flower rich. Showing your client a more tamed, in terms of colours, of your project can be helpful to make sure he knows what to do expect in the off season, wich by the way can as beautiful as…

Using real outdoor furniture in your projects

When talking about rendering images for your project it’s really important to create context and to accessorize. Context as to do with the architectural elements that exist or that are going to be built in the garden. These elements are going to influence your project and at the same time, they give a sense of…

So how long does it actually takes to produce a rendering image?

Once you’ve finish your project in sketchup, which by the way is the most important part in terms of measurements and fundamental to get it right, you upload your model to lumion. It’s here the real fun begins and why you ask? Because modeling in lumion is like you are in a game environment, you…

The choice is yours

Our course is coming along, this small video is just to show that are a lot of different styles to choose and more importantly to customise. You can record your style so in the future you can used it again in another project. Soon I’m going to share how I organize my work from concept…

Great renderings need great materials

Did you know that to get great images for your projects you need great materials!! So how to get them? It’s really important when choosing the materials to be as close as possible to the real ones, the ones that are available in the market and that you going to suggest to your client. Materials…