Adding a Pond

 

This guide will show you how to add a pond to your landscape design.

 

First, click the Water Features tab, then click the Pond button.

Add a pond to your design using Realtime Landscaping Architect

Left click to place points and this will create the shape of your pond. Right click to place the last point.

Place points in your landscape design, to create the outline of your pond

To change the fill material, click the fill material image seen above, and it will take you to a large selection of different fill materials. Make your selection, then click OK.

Choose from a large selection of pond fill materials

To edit the dimensions of your pond, click Options in the Object Properties panel. You can use the following options:

Edit the dimensions of your pond using these options

A rock border will be added to the pond by default. To turn it off, click Rock Border and deselect the following option:

The pond's rock border can be toggled using this option

To change the material of your rock border, click the rock material image seen below, make your selection, and then click OK.

Change the pond's rock border material by clicking this image

To change the size of the rocks in your rock border, you can use the slider or manually input the size in the space provided.

Customize the size of the rocks in your pond's rock border

You can remove sections of the rock border by clicking the Edit Border button seen below, and then Left click on the section you wish to remove. Left click again if you wish to restore it.

You can edit your pond's rock border and remove sections as you desire

You have successfully added a pond to your landscape design. Here is the completed pond with aquatic plants added.

You have completed this quick tutorial on adding a pond to your 3D landscape design

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