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05-06-2010, 09:52 AM   #1
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How to make a tree?
Hey guys, i'm working on a beginner project with my mate, and my job is to make a couple of different trees.


So i've already made the basic tree shape, next i need to texture and map it, but I don't really know how i should do the leaves, can anyone help me with this?
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05-06-2010, 09:55 AM   #2
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And the wireframe...
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05-06-2010, 11:52 AM   #3
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I think you know you can make a tree with paint fx then convert to polys............dave
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05-06-2010, 03:29 PM   #4
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ofcourse i know you can make trees with paint fx, but I want to make a unique tree. Actually i saw a tutorial explaining how to do it with particles, but at the end you needed a texture with an alpha channel to make it work, and I didn't have any idea where to get one.
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05-06-2010, 05:19 PM   #5
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how to create intriciate tree leaves in Maya... don't know if this will help, haven't viewed the video myself but the description sounded useful: http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to-cr...s-maya-369524/
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06-06-2010, 09:39 PM   #6
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hmm i'll take a look. Thanks alot!
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07-06-2010, 03:53 AM   #7
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Great resource: http://seek.autodesk.com/search/xfro...s&resetft=true

They have multiple file formats, and you can even search by climate, location, etc. Great for projects where you need some indigenous vegetation.

Also, in the paint effects directory in the Maya app folders, there are alpha-mapped leaf textures as well.
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07-06-2010, 07:55 AM   #8
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ooh! This looks helpfull, thanks!
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11-06-2010, 05:11 AM   #9
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Thats a bloody beauty ND!!!!!! keep that one bookmarked!!!

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11-05-2020, 03:12 PM   #10
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Hi guys, here is our collection of leaves that we want to draw for schools and educational projects. We will draw 200 sets of leaves if the crowdfunding project succeeds. For now, 22 sets with 66 illustrations of spring, summer and autumn versions of leaves are done. They are all available under the Creative Commons License.


Source https://creazilla.com/sections/4-cli...l-trees-leaves
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29-05-2020, 02:33 PM   #11
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Thank you for the links, especially the leaves part. I've started to use this program for several months, I am still new to this process but I love it. I want to create a perfect tree while we are still on a partial quarantine, so I have a lot of free time in my property in Greece
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