Creating Forests


jcaffee
 Share

Recommended Posts

Create 3D tree/plant clusters (I use 5-7 trees for a performance vs. aesthetic balance) where the items are variable heights, and turn the cluster into a symbol.

 

Then, select the symbol using the Distributed Region tool. Set spacing with a good overlap, and Random Angles.

 

The results look like this...

post-52-0-00988000-1445512940_thumb.png

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Please sign in to comment

You will be able to leave a comment after signing in



Sign In Now
 Share

  • Member Statistics

    31608
    Total Members
    9156
    Most Online
    FireflyHomes
    Newest Member
    FireflyHomes
    Joined
  • Similar Content

    • By MicaGlassDesigns
      I am using Chief Architect Premier X13, and I want to create a living wall for a client's office space. I've tried building a frame and adding plants to the frame, but I cannot rotate the plants on the y-axis in order for them to be "planted" on the wall. Is there any other technique or tip I can apply to creating this wall? Any help is greatly appreciated!
    • By divreig
      Anyone know how to change label text size? I am working on a large building and the layout scaling is 1/32". The labels are too small and cant be read. I cant find options for text size all the label panel, all it has that box that says use default, that I can check and uncheck. But don't know where to edit this default size or the individual label text size. 


    • By thewell
      Does anyone have a site to OBTAIN MORE PLANTS THAN IN THE CHIEF CATALOGS?  I do a lot of landscape design - and really could use MORE PLANTS ...........
      2nd question - EASIEST WAY TO ALTER THE 2D PLANT IMAGE IN COLOR (versus most plant images in 2d are black/white) ... AND STORE THE 2d symbol along with the plant etc
    • By WhistlerBuilder
      I have a project where I have some plants displaying improperly. Plants that are physically behind another plant are showing in front of it.
       
      The plants that are having the problem are all elevated off the "terrain" and in planter boxes. Originally I had them located in a different floor, then moved them to the layer with all the other plants and the clipping issue went away. Then a few days later I opened the project back up and the problem was back.
       
      I had the plants listed in a separate layer origionally as well. I switched them back to the basic "plant" layer and I am still getting the problem.
       
      Has anyone else encountered this? Any tips for fixing it? I have a presentation to give soon on this project and I am severely limited in the camera angles I can show because of this problem.

    • By Kriska
      Hello,
      I guess it's time to ask this question because I cannot figure out why the program does this. Plants in the background show to be in front of foreground trees. I cannot seem to bring the trees forward and push the plants to a lower layer. Almost as if the trees are transparent. If anyone has this answer it would be much appreciated thank you.