Forest Pack Tutorial: Modern Barn, Part 4 – Striped lawn and ivy

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  • Forest Pack Tutorial: Modern Barn, Part 4 – Striped lawn and ivy

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Skill Level: Intermediate
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Used Software: 3DS Max
Completion Time: 10:24
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In this series of five tutorials we will explore features of Forest Pack introduced since version 3.6. Four tutorials deal with the creation of the forest object necessary to create the Modern Barn scene, while a final tutorial demonstrates some of the features of the Forest Color material.

In this tutorial we will create a lawn with the characteristic stripes often seen when a mower with a heavy roller is used. This is caused by alternately bending the blades of grass in two opposing directions and affecting the way they reflect light. We will create this effect using a tiling gradient map to control the rotation of the grass geometry. By the end of this tutorial you should be able to:
Use maps to control scale and rotation

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