course bonuses

don't miss out on these special gifts just for you

  • Facebook exclusive group

    An exclusive group where we will post videos with tips and resources only for students from Garden Design Tools. You can ask for help from us or other students and receive feedback on your work.

  • Furniture, textures and effects

    We have 4 folders to share with you with textures, plants, furniture, and effects for your renderings. We are going to teach you how to use them during the course and when.

  • Checklists and pdf's

    During the course, you prepared just for you checklists and pdf's you can download with some helpful advise and other suggestions and a lot of content with links to websites for you to explore.

  • VIP Edition

    Only in the VIP Edition of the course, you get one year of project-specific consultations. We help you achieve amazing results in your projects, so you can get those animations and renderings that are going to impress your clients.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the course

  • 2

    Preparation

    • Introduction to chapter One

    • Folders organisation

    • Textures, Plants, Furniture and Features, Effects and Sketchup model folders for download 📁

    • Preparing your project in Sketchup

    • The importance of architectural context in residencial garden design projects

    • Give yourself at least a week to work in the first images

    • Project Checklist 📋

    • Is your project ready for the next step?

  • 3

    Introduction to Lumion

    • Introduction to chapter Two

    • Lumion overview

    • Moving inside Lumion

    • LiveSync/Importing model from Sketchup

    • Organisation and Layers inside Lumion

    • Keyboard shortcuts PDF download 📃

  • 4

    Materials

    • Introduction to chapter Three

    • Materials available in Lumion

    • Importance of realism

    • Add your materials and save your favourites

    • Are you having fun yet?

    • Go crazy with textures..📃

  • 5

    Plants and Vegetation

    • Introduction to chapter Four

    • Vegetation available

    • How to add more plants and when

    • Getting more plants and cautions to have

    • Customise and save your favorites

    • Plant now before the next chapter

    • What's your favorite part of the course so far?

    • Still want more plants?📃

  • 6

    Furniture, features and decorations

    • Introduction to chapter Five

    • Keep it real with furniture and decoration

    • When to introduce elements directly in SketchUp

    • Furniture and decorations available in Lumion

    • Water features

    • Other features to add to your model

    • Do you want to share or suggest some other elements for our shared folder?

    • Where to get furniture and accessories for my model?📃

    • Introduction to chapter Five

  • 7

    Rendering images

    • Introduction to chapter Six

    • Choosing the right angles

    • Add effects to your images

    • Rendering your shots

    • Referencing your images

    • Are you ready to show me some of your images?

    • Introduction to chapter Six

  • 8

    Creating an animation

    • Introduction to chapter Seven

    • Best methods to create an animation

    • Add effects to your movie

    • Time change during an animation

    • Moving people in an animation

    • Rendering your clips

    • How long did it take you? Do you want to share?

  • 9

    Project extras, changes and sharing your work with your client

    • Introduction to chapter Eight

    • Lighting in your project

    • Watermark your work

    • Making changes to your project

    • The best way to share your images with your client

    • VR, virtual reality, possibilities in the near future

    • TIP Nº1 MATERIALS WITH CREEPERS

    • TIP Nº2 POINT OF ORIGIN

    • TIP Nº3 USING THE GRID TOOL IN LUMION

    • TIP Nº4 OBJECTS VARIATIONS

    • TIP Nº5 GROUPS

    • TIP Nº6 ADDING SOUNDS

    • TIP Nº7 ADDING FOG FOR A MORNING RENDER

    • TIP Nº8 MEASURING TOOL

    • TIP Nº9 LUMION FORUM RESOURCE

    • How do you share your work with your client?

  • 10

    Conclusion

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

    • Before you go...

Course price

Access all the bonuses and 5 year course included. Amazing price for the transformation you going to have!

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FAQ

  • What you need to know

    You need to know how to work in Sketchup, you need to know the basics. In the course you can use your own Sketchup model or the one I provide for you to train

  • What pc do I need to have

    You need to have a pc or laptop like gamers do, a good graphics card: Minimum 2,000 PassMark points, 2GB memory or more and compatible with DirectX 11 or later| OS: 64-bit Windows 10, 8.1, 7 Sp1 or Vista SP2| CPU: As high a GHz value as possible, ideally 3.0+ GHz. Less than 4.0 GHz may act as a bottleneck for fast graphics cards such as the GTX 1080 and Titan X (Pascal)| System memory: 8GB (for simple scenes) with as high a MHz value as possible| Monitor resolution: Minimum 1600x1080 pixels| Hard drive: 20GB of disk space

  • What should I do if I still have thoughts about my pc

    You can contact us at gardendesign.professionals@gmail.com, go to the Lumion website to check out all the requirements or go to your local pc guy or shop with the checklist I prepare for you so he can help you out. You can download the pc requirements checklist in the trial section of the course that you can visualize for free.

  • How long can I have access to the course

    You have access to the course and all the future updates for 5 years

  • It's the software included?

    No, the software is not included. You should already have Sketchup as for Lumion before you start the course you can contact your local reseller for a trial version. Get in touch if you need help getting the trial version. Each country as it's own official Lumion reseller.

Lumion resellers

if you need help contact us by email


Reseller in Portugal:
Minitel SATravessa Légua da Póvoa, 1A Lisboa 351 21 381 0900 info@minitel.pt http://www.minitel.pt

Reseller in UK:
Cadpoint Limited - Official Lumion UK Partner34 Wellington Business ParkDukes Ride Crowthorne Berkshire RG45 6LS Tel: 01344 751300 enquiries@lumion.co.uk

Reseller in USA:
Studica Inc. USA2326 Lockport RoadNew YorkPhone: 888-561-7521 info@studica.com www.studica.com/lumion

Other resellers here!