Design your Garden using Sketchup
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Design your Garden using Sketchup

An effective guide to create amazing 3D garden designs for yourself or for your clients.
4.2 (107 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
2,464 students enrolled
Created by Daniel Moreno
Last updated 6/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Design your dream garden in 3D software.
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Requirements
  • Only a fast computer
Description

This course will give you the tools to create amazing gardens: SketchUp 3D modeling software complemented with landscape design principles.

If you are a gardener, a landscape architect, or you just like gardening in your house, this course will show you how to implement this principles in a 3D model to create professional designs that you can use for yourself or to show your ideas to your clients.

Contents

  • The first section of this course is focused on the Software, from downloading Sketchup to Installation, Setting up the 3D Workspace and getting familiar with the Basic Tools.
  • The second section of this course is focused on building a Sample Site, where you're going to work in.
  • The third section is focused on the Landscape Design Principles, applied to a sample house backyard, there you will learn how to give your garden a Distribution and Structure according to Sun Position and Shadows given from the Sketchup's Geo-Location Tool.
  • The fourth section is focused on the Design itself. Here you will learn in detail how to design and model the Garden's Paths, where to put your Plants, how to model your Terrace and and where you can put your Swimming Pool.

When you have finished this course you will be able to create wonderful Garden Designs and you will be ready to improve your own garden or get some clients to improve their's.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for gardeners, landscapers or anyone who likes gardening and landscape design, but are not acquainted with graphic software.
  • No prior 3D design knowledge is needed.
  • This course is probably not for you if you are looking to learn how to make technical planting plans.
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Curriculum For This Course
20 Lectures
01:53:35
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Get Started with Sketchup
5 Lectures 16:14
Download Sketchup & Install
02:22

Set Up your Toolbars & Workspace
02:31

Basic Tools
03:20

Materials & Components
05:53

Standard Views & Styles
02:08
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Modeling your Site
2 Lectures 05:49
3D Warehouse
02:34

Sample Site
03:15
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Landscape Design Principles
2 Lectures 09:22
Light & Shadows
05:13

Masterplan
04:09
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Garden Design
10 Lectures 01:20:05
Structure
06:00

Pedestrian Access
06:45

Car Access
05:35

Path 1
04:45

Path 2
04:54

Gardeners
05:53

Terrace
11:33

Swimming Pool
10:08

Trees
10:00

Plants
14:32
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:05
Farewell
02:05
About the Instructor
Daniel Moreno
4.2 Average rating
107 Reviews
2,464 Students
1 Course
Architect

Daniel Moreno is a young Architect, who's been using Sketchup since 10 years ago to create wonderful 3D models and renders for many important architecture firms and independent architects.

He has been working since 3 years ago in an important Landscape Studio located in Chile, designing lots of public parks, hard places and gardens. He also works modeling and rendering all the office's projects to materialize the designer's ideas in a visible and understandable format.

Daniel is very passionate about Architecture, Landscape Architecture, 3D Modeling, Animation, Cinema, Music, Photography and all kind of arts, so he will be pleased to bring all his subscribers an excellent experience, sharing his knowledge in a simple, precise, short and fun way!.