Create a CAD drawing from a hand plan

Here we take first time CAD users step-by-step through the creation of a finished CAD drawing based on hand drawn landscape plan.

Convert hand drawn plan

YouTube movie This video is designed to show shows how to take a hand drawn landscape plan and recreate the design in CAD software. The garden space is small, but crammed with interest. The line command is used to accurately define the site, the block command is used to create some large format pavers, a ‘bridge’ spans a small pond with riparian planting, a pergola is set at 45 degrees to the rectangular space and so on.