Mastering Mountain Environments

by Jonathan Lampel in Training

Take your nature scenes to new heights

In this concise, comprehensive, and project-based training series, create a beautiful landscape completely from scratch using the free software Blender. Learn how to model and sculpt a mountain, create stunning CG trees, build a procedural terrain shader, and much more!

Create art that inspires your friends and clients to explore the great outdoors

The Mastering Mountain Environments course runs just over 4 hours and 15 minutes. Included as free bonuses are high quality trees and shaders that will help you bring your own scene to life with ease. They are licensed such that you are free to use them for anything, commercial or not. The only rule is: you must only use them to make something awesome :)

Course breakdown:

  • Chapter 1: Generating the Mountain
  • Chapter 2: Detailing the Mountain
  • Chapter 3: Modeling the Foreground
  • Chapter 4: Modeling the Grass
  • Chapter 5: Creating Trees
  • Chapter 6: Creating Flowers
  • Chapter 7: Flower Particles
  • Chapter 8: Terrain Shader
  • Chapter 9: Terrain Texturing
  • Chapter 10: Lighting
  • Chapter 11: Grass Shader
  • Chapter 12: Adding Trees and Water
  • Chapter 13: Tree Particles
  • Chapter 14: Background Texture
  • Chapter 15: Final Tweaks
  • Chapter 16: Compositing
  • Free Bonus: Real World Terrain Maps
  • Free Bonus: Pine Tree Assets
  • Free Bonus: Procedural Terrain Shader