For the environment, we wanted our trees in the background to still cast a shadow and have a semblance of physicality in the environment.
> Far Hill Cherry Blossom Tree.
> This uprooted Tree is the only fully 3D one, as it has a sequence of animation in which it is spinning.
This is the first of a handful of trees that we used to populate the rest of the space in the environment background.
We then applied textures and image planes of the leaves Anna had drawn to these models and referenced them into the scene.
Next up, some smaller pieces of shrubbery that would fill the underbrush around the trees.