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  • Facebook exclusive group

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  • Furniture, complements, textures and plants

    We have 4 folders to share with you with textures, plants and furniture to populate your model. 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 advice and other suggestions and a lot of content with links to websites for you to explore.

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Course curriculum

  • 2

    SketchUp Introduction

    • Intro

    • Introduction to the software

    • Program presentation

    • Organizing your workspace

    • Basic moves in SkecthUp

    • Checklist 1.0 📋

  • 3

    Organizing your project

    • Intro

    • Before you start working in SketchUp

    • Preparing your project folder

    • Creating libraries and collections

    • Organization by layers

  • 4

    Getting you project data

    • Intro

    • Files you can upload to SketchUp

    • Importing dwg files into SketchUp

    • Information you need to have from your client garden

    • Geolocation and terrain

    • Checklist 2.0 📋

  • 5

    The garden project

    • Intro

    • Concept first

    • Layout and different areas

    • Paths and walkways

    • Exploring the tools

    • Textures and materials

    • Importing a material

    • Resources 3.0 more textures and materials 📃

  • 6

    Important elements for Garden Designers

    • Intro

    • What elements to have in your garden project

    • Architectural context and references

    • Structures and other elements

    • Adding plants

    • Decoration and complements

    • Playing with shadows

    • Some of my favourite components

  • 7

    Exploring the 3D Warehouse

    • Intro

    • What is the 3D Warehouse?

    • When not to use the 3D Warehouse

    • Register in the 3D Warehouse

  • 8

    Renders and animations

    • Intro

    • How to export 2D images

    • How to create animations in SketchUp

    • How to share your work

    • Glimpse into Lumion

    • Other rendering solutions that can be used with SketchUp

  • 9

    Plugins to have

    • Intro

    • What's an extension

    • How to install

    • Plugins suggested

    • Resources 4.0 extensions list suggested 📃

  • 10

    Tips & Tricks

    • Intro

    • Dynamic components

    • Adding sections

    • Adding Styles

    • Adding a sky to your model

    • Adding people for scale

    • Introduction to Layout

    • Sandbox tools

    • Modelling from contours

    • Application Sketchup Viewer

    • Resources 5.0 other places to get models for your project 📃

  • 11

    What's next?

    • What now?

Who is this course for?

This course is for all garden designers/landscapers that want to start using SketchUp to improve their workflow and projects. To go from the 2D space into 3D. This is the perfect platform to create all the design layout of your projects in an architectural context. After SketchUp, you can use other programs like Lumion or Twinmotion.

Prepare your SketchUp models for the next fase that will be the course Rendering your Clients Dream Garden

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