Virtual Lands: 3d digital art, picture gallery and resources

The Virtual Lands contain 3d digital art related items by Olivier Ffrench : a 3d gallery with images made with Bryce, Vue Infinite, the plant Factory, Poser, Hexagon and 3d resources: models to download, tutorials, textures and links.

What's new

I have upgraded to Vue 2015.1 and play with it and the Plant Factory.

Latest blog post

Sketchup models into Vue

Sketchup models into Vue

I recently found a series of very nice Scottish castle models in Sketchup format. I immediately wondered how to import them into Vue.


Latest image

Kali and Kelm's house

Kali and Kelm's house

A new discovery in the Tantrevalles forest.


Latest 3d model

The hole - 3d landscape

The hole - 3d landscape

Large hole in a plain
Heightfield size: 2048px by 2048px
Format: 16 bit tiff (Vue)
Masking maps: all except the hole(streams), sediments (flows)


Latest tutorial

Getting more realistic distributions in Vue ecosystems

Getting more realistic distributions in Vue ecosystems

Vue ecosystems are a nice feature, but the distribution of items is often too regular. This tutorial shows how to get natural looking clusters of objects in Vue ecosystems.


Latest texture

Mossy stone wall

Mossy stone wall

Bitmap wall texture derived from an image of www.cgtextures.com. Tileable horizontally. Size: 2600*1280 pixels. Includes diffuse and displacement map.