For lack of a better place to ask this, I created a Christmas tree with needles in Blender’s Sapling add-on (posted it in Weekly Challenge 25). It is very high poly count…Verts 584,646; Faces 380,274, Tris 760,548…but, it rendered well and didn’t slow my Mac down too badly. Despite it’s high poly count, I would still like to use it in the future to append for landscaping. So, I have a couple of questions…
- Can/should you join the leaves to the branches if you have the correct material already assigned?
- Anyone know of a better way to make 3D trees that have a lower poly count than Sapling? Is that even possible?