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WelcomeWelcome to PlantStudio Botanical Illustration Software! PlantStudio is an exciting tool for creating pictures of plants for illustrations and other multimedia projects. With PlantStudio you can
make your own plants using a step-by-step wizard
choose from libraries of plants
create multiple-plant compositions such as bouquets and outdoor scenes
breed new plant varieties
animate plants through their life cycles
work with your other graphics tools to merge plants into compositions
learn botanical terms and modeling methods
learn something about how plants grow And you don't have to stop at plants! The organic forms you create with PlantStudio can be used as starting points for anything you can imagine, such as
fantastic serpentine beasts
bizarre architectural forms
abstract background patterns for wallpapers and textures
PlantStudio works with the graphics tools you already have to
copy plant pictures to the clipboard and paste directly to other programs
save plant pictures in BMP format
write DXF files to read in your 3D programs
create image hose nozzles for MetaCreations Painter and picture tubes for Paint Shop Pro
create animations of growing or revolving plants to use with any animation maker For some examples of what you can do with PlantStudio, see the PlantStudio Gallery at our web site (http://www.kurtz-fernhout.com). You can use your botanical drawings to:
energize newsletters, posters, web pages, greeting cards
add lifelike detail to landscape designs and drawings
add background scenery to photographic compositions
create foliage backgrounds for 3D scenes
compose virtual collages
provide starting points for visual art projects PlantStudio uses a simulation model with over 200 parameters to encompass many types of herbaceous plants. The plant wizard makes it easy to create a new plant by answering simple questions.
The PlantStudio software program and all documentation is
Copyright 1998 Cynthia F. Kurtz and Paul D. Fernhout All Rights Reserved.
PlantStudio is a trademark of Cynthia F. Kurtz and Paul D. Fernhout. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.
Updated: March 10, 1999. Questions/comments on site to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Copyright © 1998, 1999 Paul D. Fernhout & Cynthia F. Kurtz.