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.

  • One on One consultations

    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 3D images and animations, and renderings that are going to impress your clients.

Course curriculum

  • 2


    • Introduction to chapter 2

    • 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 3

    • First time you open Lumion, specs and UI

    • Moving inside Lumion

    • LiveSync/Importing model from Sketchup

    • Organisation and Layers inside Lumion

    • Keyboard shortcuts PDF download 📃

  • 4


    • Introduction to chapter 4

    • 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 5

    • Vegetation available

    • Placing vegetation

    • How to add more plants to your library

    • Getting more plants and cautions to have

    • Customise and save your favourites

    • 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 6

    • 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

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

  • 7

    Rendering images

    • Introduction to chapter 7

    • Choosing the right angles

    • Add effects to your images

    • Orthographic effect

    • Rendering your shots

    • Referencing your images

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

  • 8

    Creating an animation

    • Introduction to chapter 8

    • 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 9

    • 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

    • Materials with creepers

    • Point of origin

    • Grid tool

    • Groups

    • Adding sounds

    • Adding fog

    • Measuring tool

    • Cut tool

    • Sections

    • Adding text

    • Phasing animation

    • Lumion forum resource

    • How do you share your work with your client?

  • 10


    • Before you go...

    • Congrats! Here's what's next...

Course price

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

Are you ready?

First check out what do you need to have before you star the course, if you ready lets get started!!


  • 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

    A GPU scoring a G3DMark of 14,000 or higher with up-to-date drivers. Such as the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070, AMD Radeon RX 5700XT, or better. Graphics card memory 8 GB or more. Up-to-date Windows 10 64-bit. Intel/AMD Processor scoring a single thread CPUMark of 2,200 or higher. (Such as the AMD Ryzen 5 2600, Intel Core i7-4790 or better). The PC running Lumion must be connected to the internet. More info here:

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

    You can contact us at, 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

Reseller in UK:
Cadpoint Limited - Official Lumion UK Partner34 Wellington Business ParkDukes Ride Crowthorne Berkshire RG45 6LS Tel: 01344 751300

Reseller in USA:
Studica Inc. USA2326 Lockport RoadNew YorkPhone: 888-561-7521

Other resellers here!