This tutorial will show you how to use basic tools to create a plant in XSI. Also very quickly, I will show how to use Cloth to help create the leaves to get more of a weight
feeling… I love to use Cloth other than clothes, it offers a lot of possibilities.
Creating the Stem (or small trunk)
- MODEL > Get > Primitive > Polygon Mesh > Cylinder
- Change the U/V/Base to 4,3,1 under the subdivisions section
Select some points on the cylinder to give it a skewed look