CHAPTER 10

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Populating Your World

As you can imagine, it could get tedious placing a plant or a rock one by one into your scene. Vue's EcoSystem is the solution to this problem. Accessed through the Advanced Material Editor, the EcoSystem is a material layer, with selected objects placed randomly wherever the material is. You can create a forest of trees in seconds. The EcoSystem has the Paint tool, where instead of an automatic scattered distribution, you paint single or several instances over an area. The Paint tool is also available outside of the EcoSystem, in the top toolbar. When you use it that way, it doesn't apply on a material but directly ...

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