A look in more detail at particle instancing and particle groups. The scene file is available from sites.google.com/site/pqhoudinitutorial/.

Note that for a fully realistic simulation of leaves it would be better to use DOPs simulation. The leaves are here used as an example of how to use instancing, and some particle techniques, rather than an example of the best way to achieve the effect.

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