Tutorials – Terragen 4 – The Basics

    Terragen 4 Basics: User Interface
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    An overview of the Terragen 4 basic user interface. This video is part of an introductory tutorial series on

    Terragen 4 Basics: 3D Scene Navigation
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    A demonstration of the basic controls for navigating the 3D scene in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Rendering an Image
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    A quick introduction to rendering images of your landscape in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Importing a Single 3D Object
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    A quick introduction to importing a single 3D object into a Terragen scene.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Positioning a Single 3D Object
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    A quick introduction to positioning a single 3D object in a Terragen scene.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Using Shaders to Color Terrain
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    A quick introduction to using shaders to add color to terrains in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Shader Altitude and Slope Constraints
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    Introduction to using altitude and slope constraints to control shader position in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Ray-Traced Preview
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    An introduction to working with the ray-traced preview in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Positioning the Sun
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    A quick introduction to moving the sun light source in Terragen 4.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Adding Clouds
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    A quick intro to adding clouds to a Terragen scene.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Populations – Importing Multiple 3D Objects
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    A quick tutorial on using the population tool in Terragen 4 to import multiple copies of a 3D object into

    Terragen 4 Basics: Controlling Populations
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    A quick introduction to controlling the placement of populations of 3D objects in Terragen, including simple shapes, fractal and density

    Terragen 4 Basics: Editing Individual Objects in Populations
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    A quick introduction to moving, rotating, scaling and deleting individual 3D objects within a population.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Using Presets
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    A quick introduction to using the various types of preset content available for Terragen using the Library, including project files

    Terragen 4 Basics: Animating Objects
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    A quick introduction to animating objects in Terragen 4. This video continues the previous video on camera animation, demonstrating

    Terragen 4 Basics: Animating Clouds
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    A quick overview of animating cloud position and shape in Terragen 4 using the “easy cloud” animation tools. This

    Terragen 4 Basics: Animating the Camera [Improved Audio]
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    [Updated with louder audio] A quick introduction to animating camera movement in Terragen 4. This video is part of a Terragen

    Terragen 4 Basics: Rendering an Animation
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    A quick intro to rendering animation frames in Terragen 4. This video continues the canyon fly through started in

    Terragen 4 Basics: Using the Painted Shader
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    An overview of the painted shader tool in Terragen 4. This video is part of a Terragen basic tutorial

    Terragen 4 Basics: Image Maps
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    A quick introduction to using Image Maps in Terragen 4 for color, displacement, and masking. This video is part

    Terragen 4 Basics: Animating (Almost) Everything
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    A quick introduction to animating almost any parameter in Terragen 4, including an animated terrain demonstration. This video is

    Terragen 4 Basics: Previewing a Render
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    A quick introduction to previewing a render in Terragen 4, covering the Ray-Traced Preview, fast low quality renders, and render

    Terragen 4 Basics: Add a Second Planet
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    A quick introduction to adding a second planet or moon to a Terragen scene. This video is part of

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create a Basic Mountain (1/2)
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    A quick overview of creating a basic mountain in Terragen. Part 1 covers terrain, Part 2 covers shaders.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Node Network Introduction
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    A quick introduction to the node network view in Terragen. This video is part of a beginner tutorial series

    Terragen 4 Basics: Node Network Navigation
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    A quick introduction to navigating the node network in Terragen. This video is part of an introductory tutorial series

    Terragen 4 Basics: Distance Shader
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    A quick introduction to using distance shaders in Terragen to control shader and population placement relative to a camera.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Lens Effects (Starburst, Bloom)
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    A quick overview of some of the post processed lens effects in Terragen 4, specifically the starburst and bloom effects.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create Cliffs
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    A quick introduction to one of many techniques for creating cliffs in Terragen 4. This video is part of

    Terragen 4 Basics: Shade a Basic Mountain (2/2) [Updated]
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    A quick introduction to shading a basic mountain in Terragen. This is part two of a two part video.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Depth of Field
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    A quick introduction to using depth of field to blur the foreground or background in Terragen 4. This video

    Terragen 4 Basics: Telephoto Sunsets
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    A quick introduction to creating close-up telephoto sunsets in Terragen. This video is part of an introductory tutorial series

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create a Hurricane
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    A quick introduction to creating a hurricane or typhoon shape in Terragen. This video is part of an beginner

    Terragen 4 Basics: Import Gaea Terrain
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    A quick introduction to a method for importing terrain and colormaps from Gaea into Terragen via the heightfield load node.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create a Sea of Clouds
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    A quick introduction to creating an overhead shot of a sea, bed, or ocean of clouds in Terragen. This

    Terragen 4 Basics: Basic Sunset
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    A quick introduction to creating a basic sunset in Terragen. This video is part of an introductory tutorial series

    Terragen 4 Basics: Fake Stones Shader
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    A quick introduction to using the Fake Stones shader in Terragen. Covers fake stone basics, displacement, and shading.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create A Boulder Field
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    A quick introduction to creating a boulder field using the Fake Stones shader in Terragen. This video is part

    Terragen 4 Basics: Planetary Rings
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    A quick tutorial on creating rings around a planet in Terragen using a large rock population and image masking.

    Terragen 4 Basics: Strata and Outcrop Shader
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    A quick introduction to creating strata displacements using the strata and outcrops v2 shader in Terragen 4. This video

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create Easy Tree Variants
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    A quick introduction to some simple techniques for creating easy tree variations such as dead, snowy, frosty, or colorful trees

    Terragen 4 Basics: Exporting Terrain
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    A quick introduction to two methods of exporting terrain from Terragen 4, as heightfields and as 3D objects. This

    Terragen 4 Basics: Create a Basic Lake (1/2)
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    A quick introduction to creating a basic lake and shoreline in Terragen 4. Part 1/2: Lake placement, water level

    Terragen 4 Basics: Build a Basic Lake (2/2)
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    Part 2/2 of a quick introduction to creating a basic lake in Terragen 4. This video is part of