This is a new blender add-on, “Crack It”. It can make cracked object from selected object.
By the add-on, you can make, for example, tree, rock, excrement, etc.
- Blender Artist Thread: [Addon] Crack It – Make Crack for Tree, Poop, Rock, etc..
- Github: crack_it.
- Blog series for “Crack It” Addon: Archive.
Blender 2.79 or later:
- You don’t have to download any file, because the addon is officially shipped with Blender.
- In User Preferences > Add-ons, enable ‘Object: Cell Fracture Crack It’ addon, AND enable ‘Object: Cell Fracture‘ addon. And save user settings.
Blender 2.78 or earlier:
- Download the zip file. And in Blender, go to File > Use Preferences > Add-ons, click “Install from file”, and select the zip file.
- In User Preferences > Add-ons, enable ‘Mesh: Crack It‘ addon, AND enable ‘Object: Cell Fracture‘ addon. And save user settings.
Basic Tutorial Videos:
How To Videos:
- Make sure to enable ‘Object: Cell Fracture’ addon before use the addon.
- Select an object (High-poly objects take much time to make cracks).
- Find the addon’s location in create tab in the toolshelf left. It’s usually the same tab of ‘Add Primitive’.
- Set crack values and click ‘Crack It’ button. It makes cracked object with some modifiers.
- Tweak modifier setting. Decimate modifeir to simplify shape, Smooth modifier to smooth shape.
- Select material preset and click ‘Apply Material’ button.
- ‘From Child Verts’: Use child’s vertices and position for origin of crack.
- ‘Scale X/Y/Z’: Scale of crack. To make long crack like bark of tree, decrease scale of an axis.
- ‘Max Crack’: Max number of crack. Notice that if you increase it too much, calculation will take long time.
- ‘Margin Size’: Margin of crack. To make more gap of crack, increase it.
- ‘Extrude’: Extrusion size along with object’s normal.
- ‘Random’: Randomness of crack’ rotation and scale.
- ‘Excrement’: Poop or shit.
- ‘Mud’: Mud.
- ‘Tree1_moss’: Mossy Tree.
- ‘Tree2_dry’: Dry Tree.
- ‘Tree3_red’: Red Tree.
- ‘Rock’: Rock.
Download Result objects:
- Blender CGI: Trees on steep grass field
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: Tutorial With Wireframe Modifier
- Blender CGI: Waiting For Coming Home
- Blender CGI: Question Tree
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: Tree with wireframe modifier 1
- Blender: “Crack It” Addon WIki
- Blender: How to make realistic excrement of any objects (seriously)
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: How to customize cracking point
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: How to avoid bad shape
- Blender: Trees by “Crack It” addon 1
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: How to make a tree
- Blender CGI: Wired Godzilla In The Forest
- Blender CGI: Wired Man
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: Tree with wireframe modifier2
- Blender “Crack It” Addon: Tutorial For Old Tree With Rough Bark