In this video, we talk about how to use geometry nodes to quickly scatter trees to create a forest model inside of Blender!
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0:00 – Introduction
0:23 – Creating your terrain
1:33 – Downloading the low poly tree from SketchFab
2:33 – Adding geometry nodes to the terrain
3:09 – Adding distribution points to your terrain with the point distribute node
3:20 – Having points AND your original geometry with join geometry
4:20 – Placing your object with the point instance node
5:29 – Making trees stand up with an attribute randomize node
8:00 – Randomizing object scale with an attribute randomize node
9:43 – Using vertex groups to adjust object placement with geometry nodes
11:40 – Using a vertex weight proximity modifier to place trees based on other objects
13:54 – Adding a second tree with join geometry
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