materials iconHow to Make a Realistic Asteroid

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Software:
  • Blender 2.56
Discover How To:
  • How to effectively use the displacement modifier
  • Why particle systems are your friend
  • How to spice up a boring scene with the compositor
Software:
  • Blender 2.56
Discover How To:
  • How to effectively use the displacement modifier
  • Why particle systems are your friend
  • How to spice up a boring scene with the compositor

If you’ve ever wanted to create a space scene but didn’t want to have to go through the drama’s of sculpting and UV unwrapping then this tutorial (might) be for you!

I recently discovered a super easy method to create realistic rock formations using only the displacement modifier.

Watch the tutorial to see how it’s done!

The Final Result

Download the rock texture used in this tutorial.

Further Inspiration

Not sure where to go with this tutorial? Check out the links below for some more interesting uses of asteroids:

What did you learn from this tutorial? What would you like to see more of? Leave your feedback in the comments below!

Download finished .blend

Read the Russian Translation

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