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/…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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 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…

With or without Real Skies?!?

Lumion 9 PRO keeps surprising me, especially the 3D grass (check out my video here) and the Real Skies effect. It changes the ambience of the rendering, the light in the textures it’s really an amazing improvement. Check out the two images below: It’a one of does things that until you use it you really…

SkecthUp and the 3D Warehouse for garden designers

SketchUp is an amazing tool for garden designers and landscape architects. Check out our 3D Warehouse collections, https://3dwarehouse.sketchup.com/by/gardendesigntools?nav=collections, there are some great models for garden designers to use, I will keep updating it.   The online course SketchUp Basics for Garden Designers is available for €125,00, check out the curriculum here: https://gardendesigntools.thinkific.com/courses/sketchup-basics-for-garden-designers

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…