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

Dunstaffnage castle

Dunstaffnage castle

An attempt to recreate the environment of the Dunstaffnage castle, located in Western Scotland


Latest 3d model

Bionnassay

Bionnassay

Mountain with a peak and a large ice cap in the middle.

Heightfield size: 2048px by 2048px
Masking maps: snow (at the top), rough (rocks) and flows

Download .tiff Download .vob (for Vue)


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.