6 tips for creating realistic 3D trees

Realistic 3D trees

Grow trees branch by branch with The Grove

Instead of modelling trees, The Grove enables you to grow trees with an element of photorealism. It sounds simple enough – and it is. The new 3d art plug- in for Blender creates trees by simulating their growth. It speeds up their year-by-year development; first growing new twigs, then bending branches under the added weight, and before growing another year, pruning shaded and weak branches.

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Wybren creates visuals for designers and architects. Blender is his trusty companion and coding tools for CG is his ultimate creative endeavour.