I’ve been playing around with new-to-me 3D software, Modo. These images are renders photoshoped with some details. The idea is an autumn-themed game level (hence the dark sky) in which you encounter Russian nesting owls that need your help. The trees and scenery will reflect that influence. These trees, in particular, are concept sketches for branches that grow AROUND the leaves – in this case, painted egg-themed leaves!
Here are some early sketches of the level: