If you go for Unity and Biomes, as you wrote in your article, please do support Vegetation Studio Pro. Your work is awesome, can't wait to see it on the store.
Great breakdown of the process and optimization, thanks for sharing.
This article just not only provides great tools for level design. It's also useful vocabulary to express ideas with our team. https://xbeasts.blogspot.com/2018/12/Remove-Wall-Decals.html
Steve Lund (AKA CG Geek) shared a nice guide to photo scanning for free. All you need are your computer or laptop, phone, Blender, and Meshroom. It appears that open-source Meshroom can be quite good when it comes to 3D reconstruction. Take some time and learn how you can get a nice 3D organic look for free.
Learn how to do photogrammetry and create some amazing 3D scans with Meshroom and Blender for free in this tutorial!
Make sure to discuss the guide and the artist’s workflow in the comments below.