Fractal Tree

  • Genre: scripting
  • Year: 2015
  • Duration: 1 week
  • Team: 1

A small python script for maya that generates various tree shapes:

Fractal [7 KB]


  1. unzip it (I normally put my scripts to C:\Users\NAME\maya_scripts)
  2. open and adjust the path accordingly
  3. copy the contents of into maya's script editor, select it and middle-mouse drag it onto the shelf (which creates a new icon)

The script allows to choose between a cubic or cylindric base shape and various other parameters. There is even a section named "Modify" that can be used to alter the shape of an already built tree: