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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – painting the island

Now, it's time for an introduction to using Blender paint. It takes a while to detail the landscape realistically, so here you are going to use some broad brush strokes just to get an idea of how Blender paint works. It's a idea good to go online and look at images of islands, like the one you want to make, for ideas on how the soil should look and what the plants and trees should look like. The satellite view of Google maps can give you ideas too. The following steps will help you paint the island:

  1. Go down to the Timeline window below the 3D View window. Select the Current Editor Type button from the lower left-hand corner. Choose UV/Image Editor from the menu.
  2. Move the mouse to the boundary between the UV/Image ...

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