Start 3D Model Builder (Geometry Pack)
Create the leaf model
(click here to build)
Click on and Project OpenOrganicsPalm TreePalm Tree
Draw the lines
Draw a single line for the base of the trunk as illustrated...
Copy the lines
Copy the circles up 5 times to form the trunk
Draw the triangles
Draw triangles for the trunk before we start to re-shape it
Re-shape the trunk
Re-shape, move and scale, the trunk as illustrated...
Add a leaf model
Add the child model leaf
Move the leaf model into position at the top of the tree as illustrated
Copy the leaf
Copy and rotate the child model leaf model around the top of the tree as illustrated...
Rotate the leaves
Rotate the leaf models up and down so that they each have a different (random) position
Move the leaves
Move the leaf models up and down so that they each have a different (random) location at the top of the trunk
Press Save to save the model