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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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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:

  1. Create a new Blender file.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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 ...

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