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 the sunflowers and trees using object based exclude areas to alleviate the need to create complicated and precise splines shapes and maintain an easily modifiable workflow.
Before you start
If you are new to Forest Pack, you may wish to look at the basic concepts tutorial first. This explains many fundamentals of using the plugin that are not covered in this tutorial.
The files are compatible with 3DS Max 2010 – 2013, and you should have the most recent version of Forest Pack and RailClone installed. This tutorial can be mostly completed with the free lite version.
The exercise files contain all the objects necessary to complete this tutorial, they are compatible with Mental Ray and V-Ray, please download the appropriate version from our download page.