Tips & Tricks

Inner Workings: Sprites

Inner Workings: Sprites

Anything that you can move around in Inner Garden – such as a tree or a house – is called a sprite.   In this post I’d like to show you how sprites work and how to use them for the best results.

As you can see in the picture below, Inner Garden has to decide which sprite is shown in front of which. more..

Inner Workings: Surfaces

Inner Workings: Surfaces

When you paint surfaces in Inner Garden, you actually modify a checkerboard of sorts (called “grid”). In this post, I’d like to explain and show how it works so that you can take a better advantage of it.

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Tips&Tricks: Flipping

Tips&Tricks: Flipping

Some things in your garden, such as houses, bridges or benches face certain way. If you place one and it faces in a wrong direction, simply delete it by flinging and add another one – it will be facing the right way. more..

Tips & Tricks: Light Forests and Groves

Tips & Tricks: Light Forests and Groves

The trees most suitable for groves are the ones with a bare trunk, such as the forest oak and forest pine – they allow you to see further into the forest. You can either place them in such a way so that the shade under them is continuous, or you can leave some room for sunspots in between. more..

Tips & Tricks: Rocks and Flowers

Tips & Tricks: Rocks and Flowers

Rock arrangements can look quite pleasant with some wild flowers between and around them, such as mullein. You can place them so that they show depth and enhance the looks of rocks.   more..

Tips & Tricks: A Cottage in the Greenery

Tips & Tricks: A Cottage in the Greenery

Your garden cottage will look more inviting if it is huddled amongst tree branches and flowers! Place some more..

Tips & Tricks: How to Make a Meadow

Tips & Tricks: How to Make a Meadow

Apart from plain grass, Inner Garden also allows you to include a real springtime meadow in your garden – sprinkled with wildflowers and inhabited by more..

Tips & Tricks: A Crop in Your Garden

Tips & Tricks: A Crop in Your Garden

In winter, we’ve always fed birds to help them survive the cold. Sunflower seed is the most widely popular snack with them! If you want to grow sunflowers or other farm plants in your garden, you can start a crop, using the rough soil surface.  more..

Tips & Tricks: Garden Mandala, or the Mirror of the Soul

Tips & Tricks: Garden Mandala, or the Mirror of the Soul

In Eastern wisdom, mandala is a round semi-abstract painting that helps one to submerge in peaceful meditation. Mandalas are also used in therapy. With Inner Garden, you can easily create such mandalas as well. For those who haven’t tried, it might be hard to believe how powerful more..

Tips & Tricks: Think Abstract, or Crawlers to Waterlilies

Tips & Tricks: Think Abstract, or Crawlers to Waterlilies

Abstract painting teaches us that transitions or gradations in size look delicious. Consider this diagram: more..