I dedicated most of 2014 to learning Blender 3D and 3D modeling in general. I learned through following tutorials on Youtube, reading documentation, and looking at examples to figure out how other people created shaders, objects, lighting, etc… Here’s some of my creations:

I modeled everything from scratch. The textures I found online. There are only a few trees but I added them dynamically and made them vary in orientation.

My first go at character creation.


Everything here I modeled and painted except for the tree bark.