Sardi Pax Shows Off some Techniques That You Can Use to Create a Lakeside Landscape With Blender.
There is a lot of stuff that goes into environmental scenes. From modeling, texturing and rendering, you need to run through a lot of tools to get the final look. If you use Blender, watch this latest tutorial from Sardi Pax as he shows some of the fundamental techniques used in creating a lakeside landscape scene using Blender.
A multipart tutorial has part one showing the setup of the landscape, water, and the trees and that includes creating shaders, texture, and materials for the lakeside landscape scene. Pax offered a previous look into how to create trees in Blender. That tutorial covered using the Blender Sapling Addon. Sapling Tree Generator is something that already comes with Blender and can create trees by using a simple curve.