Some simple tips.
viewing a tree, think of the angle that you would normally view the
normally look up to giant English Oak and down on a sapling. Trees look
very different from various heights and the default view is often not
the best for a particular tree.
exporting the tree you have to be careful with its size.
It is easy to
have a tree out of proportion. You can check the size that your tree is
supposed to be or adjust it until it is correct for your use. There is
usually quite a large margin for artistic license.
a photograph of leaves or bark is nearly always better than using the
the lighting conditions of your tree to another picture can be
Little Stick can
match a shadow up for
you using the Shadow
Options palette however the other colours are harder. Before
exporting your tree picture, set the Render
in the Tree
Designer palette to Textured. Open the picture that you
want to paste the tree onto so
that you can view both Little Stick and the picture at the same time.
Adjust the sliders in the Shadow Options
palette until the colours look good. Then when you export your tree
you can adjust the brightness and contrast of your tree picture using
for example Photoshop or the GIMP. If you are exporting to a 3D
modelling application you don't have to worry about this.