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A Realistic Plane Crash in Blender


FxForge created a very convincing crashing plane vfx in Blender, and shares an insight into the process of creating it. Let's start with a breakdown:

Next, he goes into a detailed overview of the creation, using the following steps:

  • Gathering references images
  • Making trees using blender Sapling addon
  • Building the scene
  • Destruction simulation
  • Dynamic paint
  • Dynamic vegetation
  • Adding detail to plane simulation
  • Final touches

About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.


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