Is there an easy way to make a tree in Blender? I'd like to have branches that have smaller branches that branch off, but I don't want to go through all the trouble of modeling each branch by converting curves to mesh, then joining them, then turning them back into curves. Any suggestions?
Make a Tree with the "Sapling" Addon
If you want to make a tree in Blender, you can use the built-in addon named "Sapling".
To enable it:
Sapling is a nice tree generation addon, but another one you can try is Space Tree:
You can also try this tutorial about using the addon.