Rainbow Tree

When i used to visit Fairchild Garden the first thing i would visit was the rainbow tree. If you’ve never seen the Rainbow Eucalyptus, it is truly a magnificent sight to behold. The colors drip down the trunk as if it were an impressionistic portrait, it truly is like experiencing an incredible work of art.

Trees are fairly complex to model, even though they are organic and you can abuse your creative license as much as you want to give it a stylized look, you really have to know a couple of techniques in Maya to make it look right. I gave it a shot through some tips by Walt in the labs, so here it is…




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  1. that tree is one of the most beautiful trees i’ve ever seen. i tried buying one, but my mom wasn’t so happy about having a ginormous tree take over the southwest area. great job.

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