Medieval style Watermill

Hi all,

the idea of this project was to create a medieval fantasy water mill with its own life. Water mill in the forest on a side road near the dam with a residential function for a miller with his family.

Trees, rocks and grass are from Botaniq addon, flowers are modeled by myself. People are modeled by Makehuman addon.

Main modeling in Blender 2.93 LTS, Cycles render


Watermill from the side

Watermill in the morning before work :slight_smile:

Clay version

Have a nice day.


:+1: Great work, congrats.


Wow look at that model.


Thank you for your appreciate

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Very nice scene. I set out to model a mill but didn’t get nearly as far. The mill was to be modeled on Falls Mill in middle Tennessee. I got wrapped up in trying to create a water wheel using mantaflow and blender physics. The model still needs some work but was somewhat realistic in terms of the physics.


I featured you on BlenderNation, have a great weekend!

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Thank you Edward,

Nice simulation :+1:

I hope you finish your mill according to your liking :slightly_smiling_face:

Hi Bart,

thank you, have a nice weekend too. :slightly_smiling_face:

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You’re on the #featured row! :+1:


Very nice. 1 critique: the unwrapping of the wood on the waterwheel is weird. I’d unwrap it in segments to keep the grain going around. The wheel would have been made in segments anyway, so you’d be accurate (I’m a custom furniture maker of 23 years, so I notice things like that).

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wow…speechless. Beautiful.


Great work! It conveys the vibe. I felt I was there


Nice, good companion for your tavern model… What is next? Blacksmith shop or…

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Thank you very much Bart :+1:

I appreciate it

Hi 3dmedieval,

I’ll keep the details for the future, I understand what you’re talking about.

Thank you for your suggestion :grinning:

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Thank you Son :slightly_smiling_face:

Thank you Ali.Daood,

I am pleased with your feelings

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Hi Alek,

thank you, the blacksmith’s workshop sounds well.

Maybe one day

nice work

are you doing the inside mechanism for some tools too?

only one note
the winter scene is a bit too white
too overloaded with ice and snow

happy cl

Seriously love this environment! So good!

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