Lighting & Rendering

Clouds Flythrough | Cycles Blender Tutorial

Time to fly! Let’s dive through stellar nurseries in this latest bonus and free tutorial from the Space VFX Elements Series!

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Realtime PBR in Blender

Realtime PBR in Blender, how to get it, how to set it up and more!

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Creating your own Matcaps (a cool way to viz characters in Blender)

Learn how to make our own ‘matcaps’! A great way to not only visualize models for sculpting and modeling but also animating and putting a scene together in the viewport!

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Create a Kitchen in Blender

AnandhaRaja shows you how to create a complete kitchen in Blender.

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Create a High-Poly Snow-Covered Tree

Thomas Cairns shows you how to add a layer of snow on tree branches.

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Creating a Basketball in Blender

In this tutorial series on creating a basketball in Blender we’ll be modeling, uv unwrapping, creating texture maps, and rendering in Cycles.

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Blender Giveaway – Cycles Shader : Prime Elements

Do you find that you create the same cycles shader setups again and again? Or perhaps you could do with a resource file to use as a starting point to build up some cool and complex shaders? If so, I’m hoping you’ll find this blend file of some use.

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Create a Snowy Forest River

Steven Lund shows you how to create a beautiful wintery forest scene.

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How to Create Volumetric Clouds in Cycles

Jordan McCracken shows you how to create volumetric clouds and render them with Cycles.

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Break a Window in Blender

Steven Lund shows you how to use tracking to create an animation of a 3D baseball smashing through a window in real life footage.

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Render a Leaf on Water in Cycles

Jordan McCracken shows you how to render a leaf floating on water in Cycles.

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Character Creation Vol.3 [BONUS – Texture Wipe Effect Tutorial!]

In this tutorial overview I’ll go through a texture wipe effect that I used in the trailer for my latest training DVD -Lee

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How to Make Explosions

Learn how to create an awesome explosion using Blender. Jonathan Lampel shows you how.

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Freestyle Tutorial

Learn how the new freestyle feature works. BlenderWiz shows you how.

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Creating a Grand Piano

Learn how to model and render a grand piano. BlenderWiz shows you how.

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Freestyle Sketchy Look

Learn how to give your renders a sketchy look using the new Freestyle feature. Bernardo Mad-Decent Rivera shows you how.

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Camera Mapping an Island

In this tutorial Steven Lund shows you creative techniques for transforming a photograph into a 3-dimensional scene with depth.

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How to Add a Decal in Cycles

Tom Latvys shows you how to add decal textures to a brick wall using material nodes and the Cycles render engine.

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