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Planting Webinars

The Ribbon

Oct 12, 2018
Are you still using toolbars? It’s time to join the rest of us and start using the ribbon for all of your CAD endeavours. This week’s webinar will not just cover why the ribbon is superior to toolbars but will showcase the additions we have m...
The Ribbon

Concept Planting Tools

Sep 28, 2018
With trends in landscape architecture leaning more on modular planting design, our Concept Planting tools have become more important than ever. Watch this webinar to learn all about this valuable set of tools, which allow you to set up an initial...

Using Work Areas

Aug 31, 2018
Work Areas provide a perfect way to organize your schedules, scales, layers, and User Coordination Systems (UCSs). Whether you need to separate out phases in your schedules or show an area at a different scale and viewing angle, you need to know h...
Using Work Areas

Site Plans and Land F/X

Aug 03, 2018
With more than 600 projects using Land F/X, Mills Design Group Inc. is a power-user firm that's pushing to use every time-saving tool offered in our software. In this webinar, Senior Project Manager Aaron Emerson will show some award-winning case ...

Intro to Landscape Design Photography Part 2: Post Processing

Jun 15, 2018
In our last Intro to Photography webinar, we focused on getting to know some camera settings and basic guidelines and tips for taking decent photos. Now that we have taken some photos, we will want to add some polish and make them shine. Post proc...
Intro to Landscape Design Photography Part 2: Post Processing

Build a Website for Your Landscape Architecture Company

May 25, 2018
You’re running a small business, and you have neither the time nor the knowledge to make a slick-looking website. Unfortunately, a strong Web presence is essential for doing business in this day and age. But fortunately, it's not as difficul...

Intro to Landscape Design Photography Part 1

May 18, 2018
You may have designed some great landscapes, but having high-quality photos of those designs is just as important for your portfolio as the plans themselves. While a professional photographer can be worth the cost, you may be interested in tak...
Intro to Landscape Design Photography Part 1

Creating Animations in Photoshop and SketchUp

Apr 20, 2018
Using 3D software allows you to create a model of your design but did you know that you can set up a virtual tour through the model as well? Tune in to this week’s webinar for a demonstration on how you can set up your SketchUp model for an ...

Common Land F/X Questions

Apr 06, 2018
Land F/X is a powerful collection of tools that works immediately out of the box for instant efficiencies, but it has a lot of deeper levels. Once you've harnessed their full capabilities, these lesser-known tools can help reduce a two-week dr...
Common Land F/X Questions

Using Drones to Prepare Your Site Plan

Mar 16, 2018
Ever wonder what it would be like to work with drones? This webinar will detail their potential applications in your site plan. Drones can provide site images at a higher resolution and accuracy than you might have readily available, as well as ...

Living Walls Made Easy

Mar 02, 2018
The VerTexx vertical wall by Filtrexx makes vertical living walls affordable and easy to install. This unique system combines the VerTexx matrix of galvanized wires, planting trays, and Filtrexx’s beloved GardenSoxx gardening containers to d...
Living Walls Made Easy

Superimposing a Landscape Plan onto Existing Site Photos

Feb 23, 2018
Do you have a landscape design you've already drafted, but wish you could give it a bit more context relative to the actual site? Photoshop makes it easy to overlay your design within existing site photos. Check out this week's webinar for tip...

Planting F/X Setup

Jan 12, 2018
If you're trying to make Planting F/X work with your firm's existing style standards, this webinar is for you. In this AutoCAD landscape design tutorial, we'll provide a tour of our software's planting customization capabilities, including plant s...
Planting F/X Setup

Designing Trees into the Urban Landscape

Jul 21, 2017
Using urban trees as green infrastructure for our cities is arguably the most sustainable stormwater management solution available. The possibilities that exist to turn stormwater runoff from a hindrance to an opportunity are limitless. This prese...

Using Photoshop in Post-Production Renderings Part 3

Jul 14, 2017
In this webinar, we will demonstrate techniques in rendering supplementary graphics that are essential to conveying landscape designs. The first part will cover techniques in making an elevation drawing in Land F/X and enhancing the graphics in Ph...
Using Photoshop in Post-Production Renderings Part 3

Landscape Architecture Photography: Composition, Light and People

Jul 07, 2017
Follow along with guest presenter Sahar Coston-Hardy, a professional landscape architecture photographer who has worked for award-winning firms and been featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine, as she outlines the fundamentals of getting the p...

SketchUp and Lumion Rendering Techniques with Mike Brightman

Jun 30, 2017
Looking to jump to the next level in presentation graphics? In this guest webinar, Mike Brightman will demonstrate how to create amazing 3D renders with Lumion. Lumion is a program that lets you take your 3D model and make it come to life with rea...
SketchUp and Lumion Rendering Techniques with Mike Brightman

Using Photoshop in Post-Production Renderings Part 2

May 12, 2017
Expanding on our first webinar on Photoshop rendering, we’ll show you further techniques for enhancing your plan in Photoshop. We’ll begin with a lesson on translating hand-drawn graphics into digital form, optimizing them for digital producti...

Getting Started with the Planting Tools

Feb 24, 2017
  Join us for a webinar covering the the basics of the Land F/X planting tools. Starting from square one, we'll provide the necessary information for familiarizing yourself with the software and starting your training right. We'll al...
Getting Started with the Planting Tools

Using Photoshop in Post-Production Renderings

Jan 27, 2017
  You’ve finished designing your plan in CAD. Now you’re looking to spruce up your graphics for a presentation. With the help of Adobe Photoshop – and, of course, the Land F/X family of AutoCAD plugins – you can achieve this ...

Setting up Templates and Preferences for Repeat Clients

May 27, 2016
To save time and increase your accuracy, learn how to deliver a consistent drawing package for your repeat clients by setting up project templates and Preference Sets. In this webinar, we'll show you how to create templates organized by clien...
Setting up Templates and Preferences for Repeat Clients

Customize for Office Color Standards

May 13, 2016
When it comes to your office standards in CAD, layers and color combinations are everything. We make it just as easy to build a whole new standard as it is to conform to an existing one, or even jump right into a client's specific design requ...

Using Presentation Graphics

May 06, 2016
Throughout the first part of the year, we've been busy updating and improving our Presentation Graphics tools. Our next webinar will provide "from-the-basics" looks at some of our presentation graphics tools, such as Plant Color Render, Site ...
Using Presentation Graphics

Working with Scale

Feb 19, 2016
Scale is the most fundamental Land F/X feature. In this webinar, we'll start with the basics of scale in both Imperial and Metric systems. We'll then continue into advanced tips and tricks for creating a perfect-looking sheet.   ...

Land F/X 103: Understanding Blocks and Customized Rendering

Feb 03, 2016
Bring your academic projects to the next level with rendering tools in Land F/X! You can add your own personal style to your CAD drafting by saving customized blocks directly into the program.   Webinar Contents: Note: T...
Land F/X 103: Understanding Blocks and Customized Rendering

Use Hand Graphics in a Land F/X Workflow

Jan 22, 2016
Hand graphics remain an important step in efficient CAD drafting. In this webinar, we'll go through a sample project to show you how to use hand graphics in the concept stage.   Webinar Contents: Note: The following cata...

Using Plant Templates

Jan 08, 2016
Project templates are focused and reusable palettes of your most frequently specified plants. This intermediate-level webinar will cover the best workflow for customizing templates. For further information, see our documentation section on Cr...
Using Plant Templates

Land F/X 101: Introduction to Land F/X and Planting Projects

Dec 17, 2015
Tailored for students, this academic planting project–oriented workflow will include information on how to start your project, configure the best settings for success, and transport your project and drawings between your laptop and a computer ...

Tools at an Early Stage

Jul 27, 2015
In this webinar, we'll go over how to customize the tools you use all the time – Plant Manager, Reference Note Manager, and other tools – to create quick and accurate basic concepts. In the time it takes to present the webinar, you can us...
Tools at an Early Stage

Advanced Planting & Site Tools

Jun 10, 2015
In the first of a new series of "Advanced" webinars, we'll show you how to solve some interesting, out-of-the-box, advanced problems using in-the-box Land F/X tools. With the right kind of inventive thinking, you can use the basic tools inclu...
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