Rendering of a misty forest during fall. This scene started out as test of Blenders volumetrics. Some of the groundcover models used in this piece have been released as freebie over here: Groundcover freebie
The trees in the background have been created for Laubwerk.
Generic groundcover freebie
This download contains 10 plant objects.
These are simple models, not really optimized – still they might be useful to mix into other plant populations. The files are available in following formats: *.obj, *.vob, *.tgo, *.c4d, vray for *.c4d, *.blend.
Some more renderings
Added two new rendering, showing some of the Silva3D plants.
Some renderings done with Blender, using some of the Silva3D plants, for example narrowleaf plantain and common yarrow.
This tutorial is mainly aimed at users of Cinema4D and Mograph, but the concept should work in most other 3D applications too.
It shows how to combine the flexibility of manually placing objects with the time-saving aspect of a cloner. Perfectly to place Silva3D and Laubwerk plants, but of course it works with any other object too.
Potsdam (Germany), February 19, 2015: German digital botany software company Laubwerk today announces release 1.0.13 of Laubwerk Plants Kits, the collection of render-ready, realistic 3D plants designed specifically for CG artists and architects. The updates of Plants Kits 1-5 and of the Plants Kit Freebie are available immediately for 3ds Max, Cinema 4D, Python (Windows), and Houdini (beta, Windows).
Highlights of the 1.0.13 update are:
- Much more efficient rendering with many instances of Plant objects in V-Ray for 3ds Max.
- Faster and more reliable Plant Library Browser.
- Improved field maple (Acer campestre) with better looking branch tips (Plants Kit Freebie).
- Added support for Thea Render for Cinema 4D.
- Improved help documents.
Read the full list of improvements and fixes here: http://www.laubwerk.com/products/release-notes.
Pool garden rendering by Zoran Gorski, Arscom Studio.
This is an older tutorial, but most parts are still perfectly valid – apart from the pronunciation of height.
This time we will build a flower with Xfrog4 – quick and fast!
The blossom will be okay for high-poly/close-up and for mid-poly purpose. You should start with scene file step1 – it contains the materials for the flowers.
The scene files also contains all the needed bitmaps:
Download scene files.
The video tutorials takes a little more then 10 minutes, I hope you have fun with this little tutorial.
Hint: when you are satisfied with the look of the high-poly center of the blossom, then you might want to convert the center to one polygon object. This can save a lot of calculation time inside the editor window!
And during render time this conversion happens anyway, so if you don´t have to change the center, convert it to polygons.
A simple flock of goose like birds, good for the background.
Download: goose formation (tgo file format)
The file may be used for private and commercial purpose. Redistribution or reselling not allowed!
I released a small package of plants for Terragen, you can find the announcement over here:
Free Terragen plants announcement
Included in this pack are 10 models in total, from 4 different species: 3 variations of ferns, 3 grass patches, a gnarled old pine, and a more standard pine tree with 3 variations.
I don’t know what species this flower is and because of that I named it Don’t kNow What flower.
The models are available as TGO, XFR und OBJ files. The files may be used for private and commercial purpose. Redistribution or reselling not allowed!
Download DNW flower