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Procedural Environment Design in Blender 2.82


Curtis Holt writes:

Hi everyone,

In this video, I provide a breakdown of my recent attempt to create a procedural alien environment in Blender 2.82. We'll take a look at:

  • How to use the modifier stack to create strange rocky shapes.
  • Using materials with adaptive subdivision and displacement to create the ground topology.
  • Using generated noise textures with transparency and emission for fog/mist effects.

Though not necessary to follow along, you can pick up a copy of the finished .blend file on Gumroad.

Thanks for watching and have a great day!

About the Author

Curtis Holt

3D Artist, YouTuber and Software Developer. I run a education/entertainment YouTube channel with a focus on 3D and mixed-media artwork.


  1. Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge!
    Cant wait for Blender 2.9/3.0, when even more parts of Blender becomes Node accessable and can be procedural.

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