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Mixing Photogrammetry and Procedural Trees


Jan van den Hemel writes:

The best of both worlds! Do you want the organic realism of nature for the trunk of your tree, but the ease of use of procedural trees for the rest of the tree using the free add-ons MTree or Sapling? Well, now you can using these texturing tricks. It's mainly done using shader nodes and a baked texture extracted from the 3D scan. You don't even need to actually merge the geometry.

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Jan van den Hemel

Hi, my name is Jan and I help companies by creating short videos for their websites and internal use, mostly as a freelancer for agencies. I post daily one-minute tutorials for Blender users and wrote the popular "Blender Secrets" e-books.

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