The next time you need to make some ivy for your 3ds Max animation, Jamie Gwilliam suggests using this plug-in to ‘grow’ the ivy around the object
This new version by Guruware is based on Thomas Luft’s Ivy Generator. It is worth viewing his site to see what is possible via the exemplar images.
The latest release of 3ds Max/Design the OBJ importer/exporter has been updated to provide a much happier user experience when importing this type of data from multiple 3d applications, including Autodesk’s Mudbox. This also came from those clever people at Guruware.