Modelers – Video 3

Hi folks, this week I thought we’d make a simple terrain. We show a few new techniques:

  1. Using a Displace modifier to distort a plane into something that looks like terrain
  2. Creating a material that colours different parts of the terrain based on their height

Here’s the video:

Any comments or questions, feel free to leave them below.

The blender file can be downloaded from here.


After I posted the video, I modified the material a bit and I like the result more than the version in the video. If you want to try, modify the terrain material so it looks like this instead:

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It varies the texture a lot more and looks very nice, especially on the snowy peaks.Annotation 2020-04-05 164705

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