Time for action — adding trees to the landscape
Like the ANT Landscape, Sapling uses mathematical algorithms to create organic forms. You'll step through the menus to make a tree:
- Create a new Blender file.
- In the File menu at the upper-left corner of the Blender window, select User Preferences, as you did earlier in this chapter to use the ANT Landscape add-on. The Blender User Preferences window will pop up.
- Select Addons from the Blender User Preferences menu. Scroll down and put a checkmark in the box for Add Curve:Sapling. Select Install Add-on... from the header at the bottom of the menu.
- Press the X button at the upper right-hand corner of the Blender User Preferences window and close the window. If you are using a Mac or Linux, use the red ...