Trowel: The Ultimate Brick Wall Generator

by vfxguide in Addons

Introducing Trowel: The Ultimate Brick Wall Generator Add-on for Blender (new v2.0)

Don't forget to remove the old version and restart Blender before installing the new version.

Unleash your creativity and transform your scenes with Trowel, the most versatile and powerful brick wall generation add-on for Blender. Effortlessly create stunning brick walls, ruins, and architectural masterpieces with a wide array of customizable options and features tailored to your needs.

Introduction Tutorial

Trowel 2.0 overview

Under the hood of Trowel, you'll find an advanced logic system built with over 1500 carefully tailored nodes. This powerful system takes the hard work out of brick wall creation, allowing users to simply adjust parameters to suit their needs and focus on being creative.

Key Features:

  • Brick Presets: Choose from 17 predefined brick sizes based on country or create your own custom set from selection with a click of a button.

  • Various brick bond types: Easily achieve different styles with 5 commonly used bond types - Stack, Running, Common, English and Flemish

  • Advanced masking tools: Create realistic and visually appealing variations in your brick walls using Line Mask, Height Mask 1.2, Object MaskNoise Mask and Row Mask.

  • Powerful modifiers: Fine-tune your creations with PosRotScale, Random Position, Random Rotation, Random Scale, and 180-Degree Randomizer modifiers, MORTAR and OFFSET/TRIM

  • Memory-efficient instancing: Handle thousands of bricks with ease, thanks to Trowel's highly optimized and memory-efficient instancing system.

  • Seamless integration: Trowel is built upon Blender's Geometry Nodes, allowing you to utilize the full potential of Geometry Nodes in your projects.

  • Interactive Boolean operations: Easily cut doors, windows, and other openings in your brick walls. 

  • Intuitive UI: Access Trowel's features through the N panel in 3D View and the Trowel menu in Geometry Nodes Editor.

  • Beginner-friendly and expert-ready: Start creating quickly using automated workflows or dive into manual mode for complete control.

    Created with usability and simplicity in mind, Trowel is designed to make creating realistic brick walls a breeze for Blender users. We've streamlined the process and made it accessible for users of varying skill levels, allowing you to focus on your creativity.

    Trowel simplifies the process of creating complex brick bonds, such as Common bond, by automatically generating all the necessary brick sizes for you. Even when creating a custom brick size, all you need to do is create one Base brick, and Trowel will take care of generating the rest for you. This saves time and effort, allowing you to focus on creating stunning brick wall designs with ease.

Elevate your architectural visualization, game assets, and environmental designs with Trowel. Don't miss out on this must-have add-on for Blender. Get Trowel now and revolutionize the way you create brick structures!

This is just the beginning of Trowel's journey - expect more features, bond types, and enhancements in future updates, all of which are free for our users.

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Maximize your results with One Click Damage (OCD): For the ultimate realistic brick walls, pair Trowel with our other add-on, One Click Damage. OCD helps you generate highly detailed, high-poly bricks to use in Trowel's High-Poly collection instances, taking your creations to the next level. Together, these add-ons work seamlessly to provide a powerful solution for creating stunning, realistic brick walls in Blender.

While Trowel is a powerful and versatile tool for creating brick walls, please note that it may not cover all the unique brick bond types and laying methods found worldwide. We've made it highly adaptable to provide you with a wide range of options, but some custom brick bonds may require additional manual adjustments or customization.

Sales 200+
Customer Ratings 3
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Published 8 months ago
Blender Version 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.0
License GPL
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