Tutorials and “How To” Guides

USGS Elevation Data with Terragen 2 – Terragen 2 Tutorial that explains how tp import georeferenced DEM (Digital Elevation Model) data in the GeoTiff format into Terragen 2. This allows anyone to quickly and easily load real world locations to be rendered in Terragen 2. A major difficulty to this process is both finding and figuring out exactly what to do with the data that you download. This Terragen 2 tutorial will provide an overview of how to use the USGS Seamless Data Viewer to obtain DEM, Satellite and Raster Map information as well as how to load this data into Terragen 2 as easily as possible. Some knowledge about geographic information systems would be of benefit, but should not be totally necessary.

Making of… Golden Forest – This is a Terragen 2 tutorial that goes step by step from concept to final postwork of my Terragen 2 render Golden Forest. It shows how to minimize complications and keep things as simple as possible, while delivering a dynamic and powerful image.

Combining Terragen 2 with GIS Data – One of the greatest benefits of Terragen 2 is that you can quickly and easily import and use real world data and information in any of your renders. There is a great deal of data available for free download on the internet, but it can be fairly confusing to both find what you need and then figure out what it is you have. This Terragen 2 tutorial will try and make sense of a few basic ideas and you can take it from there. Some knowledge about geographic information systems would be of benefit, but should not be totally necessary.

Splitting Objects with PoseRay – Currently Terragen 2 has a hard coded limit on the number of textures that can be associated with an imported object. It is possible to get around these limits by splitting up your objects into as many parts as needed to load all materials successfully.