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Welcome to PlantStudiogif/plantstudio00000000.gif Botanical Illustration Software!

PlantStudio is an exciting tool for creating pictures of plants for illustrations and other multimedia projects.

With PlantStudio you can
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif make your own plants using a step-by-step wizard
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif choose from libraries of plants
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif create multiple-plant compositions such as bouquets and outdoor scenes
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif breed new plant varieties
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif animate plants through their life cycles
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif work with your other graphics tools to merge plants into compositions
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif learn botanical terms and modeling methods
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif 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
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif fantastic serpentine beasts
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif ethereal landscapes
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif bizarre architectural forms
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif abstract background patterns for wallpapers and textures

PlantStudio works with the graphics tools you already have to
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif copy plant pictures to the clipboard and paste directly to other programs
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif save plant pictures in BMP format
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif write DXF files to read in your 3D programs
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif create image hose nozzles for MetaCreations Painter and picture tubes for Paint Shop Pro
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif 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 (

You can use your botanical drawings to:
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif energize newsletters, posters, web pages, greeting cards
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif add lifelike detail to landscape designs and drawings
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif add background scenery to photographic compositions
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif create foliage backgrounds for 3D scenes
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif compose virtual collages
gif/plantstudio00090000.gif 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 gif/plantstudio00000001.gif 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.

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