The Mountains Are Calling


Terrain Generated in Gaea,

I had created the trees for a previous project of mine, used the sapling addon for the base trunk/branches, then added alpha planes of the leaves using textures from

The fog is an alpha plane of a cloud/dust that’s using a particle system over the terrain.

The sky behind is an image I found online, scaled and zoomed in heavily to just have its clouds visible, and I used a volumetric fog cube to sorta mask the now low-res clouds.

Here’s it together in blender:

Used Cycles to render 128 samples at 1920x1080 with 200% resolution scale effectively 3840x2160, and used the OptiX denoiser, raw render:

With some colour correction/white balance/levels in Photoshop:

Overview of the scene’s progression:

Edited for better thumbnail:


Great work, a well made scene! :slight_smile:

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great work!

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I featured you on BlenderNation, have a great weekend!

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