I've avoided it my whole life saying "too many damn hotkeys" but I finally broke down and watched some tutorials and I'm hooked.
After learning how to use heightmaps in blender, holy smokes I can make paths and trails. I was just using 3 textures and making stuff that's only 1k-2k faces.
A couple first drafts:
Now I'm in love.....any good texturing vids or tutorials that helped you learn Blender??