iToo Software has released a new Forest Pack tips and tricks installment created by guest writer Mickael Riciotti, environment artist at Unit Image in Paris. Inspired by a recent article on FX Guide about creating the sand using Houdini for Pixar’s short film Piper, Mikael wanted to see if he could create a similar look with 3ds Max, V-Ray and Forest Pack Pro.
iToo Software has released a new Forest Pack tips and tricks episode to illustrate how the plugin can be used to scatter on vertical surfaces to create green walls. As well as going through the basics they share some tips on using and painting planting plans, as well as demonstrating how Forest Pack and RailClone can work together to make a fully parametric setup.
I’m usually sharing these mini tuts by iToo Software but pay special attention to this one… The usage showcased here is not something you would normally link with RailClone. This new RailClone tips and tricks episode and preset that comes with it illustrate how the plugin can be used to help quickly populate and iterate interiors. Specifically, the kitchen. You will learn how to make a flexible and reusable kitchen cupboard style that incorporates adjustable worktops, plinths, cabinets, doors, and handles. Enjoy!
iToo Software have released a new tips and tricks episode that introduces Forest Effects, a feature introduced in Forest Pack 5 that allows users to extend the functionality of Forest Pack using expressions. In this tutorial they focus on the fundamentals, including using the bundled samples as well as how to import, organise and use effects from 3rd parties.
iToo Software have released a new tips and tricks episode that explains how you can re-seed parametric objects automatically using Forest Pack. Using examples that include procedural stones, nested Forest pack patches and GrowFX trees, they show how you create the largest variety with just a few objects in the scene.