Leaf translucency study

Individual leaves extracted from this photogrammetry scan:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/w8JOm9

The meshes are one sided, but I did try to create interesting translucency maps to make them look appealing. I also used a method of RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging) on the sycamore leaf, which is just a material mapped to a billboard.

Look development

Look development

Backscatter

Backscatter

Backscatter and SSS

Backscatter and SSS

Sycamore leaf (billboard with alpha)

Sycamore leaf (billboard with alpha)

Sycamore leaf texture breakdown

Sycamore leaf texture breakdown

Sycamore leaf reference photo

Sycamore leaf reference photo

Material - Autumn Sycamore leaf