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Ivy Gen
Snap cursor to vert, add curve Ivy
UI location Group: Add Curve
Version 0.1.4 Author(s) Andrew Hale (TrumanBlending), PKHG, Testscreenings, Based on work by Thomas Luft
Blender 2.59 License GPL

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  • This script is in Blender 2.5 Add-Ons menu.
  • Download the script and place it in your addons folder.


Based on the wonderful code by Thomas Luft & his original IvyGen program.

  • Original blender port by testscreenings, furthur advances by PKHG, maintained by truman

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  • for best results:
  • Enable the add-on in the User Preferences Add-ons > add_curve section
  • Select the object you want to grow Ivy on.
  • Enter Edit mode & select a vert that you want the Ivy to spawn from.
  • Snap the cursor to the selected vert.
  • Enter Object Mode & with the object selected:
  • Up to version 1.1.2 Shift/A menu Add_Curve/Ivy_Gen
  • Since version 1.1.4 Tools Region > Create > Ivy Generator Panel adjust settings and choose Add New Ivy. The Add Default Ivy operator will use the default parameters during creation.
  • This will generate your initial Ivy Curve & Leaves.
  • From here you can access the Ivy menu in the toolbar.
  • I suggest to make small changes & then press update ivy.

Interface/Menu Overview

  • Up to version 1.1.2 (Blender 2.79 release) the script is found in Add » Curve » Add Ivy.
  • Since version 1.1.4 it can be accessed in the Tools Region > Create > Ivy Generator Panel.

Additional Information

  • In the Wiki writer's opinion always have Python Installed on your computer when using scripts.