I worked up a process for creating trees in 3DS Max and Mudbox for a class I’ve been teaching recently. I decided to put it all together as an online tutorial. I still think the leaves and greenery needs work, so hopefully I’ll revisit it again in the future and update the tutorial. I’ve broken it down into a number of parts starting here.
There’s also a Maxscript available to download to help with the randomisation of the leaves and branches. Take a look !
I’m a highly experienced freelance CG & VFX Artist. In the Commercials world I’ve led many award winning projects; both as an onset VFX Supervisor and as a CG Supervisor. I’m now branching out into Film VFX and am currently at Double Negative as a 3D Generalist. read more