Totally new to 3D Animation or Blender? Start Here!

CG Masters provides training for all skill levels in Blender, but for your first look at the software and 3D animation in general, this is the best first stop to get the basics down!

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Blender 2.78 Feature Overview

Blender 2.78 is out with some great new features and updates!

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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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The Animation Primer

I’d like to welcome you to the release of the Animation Primer! If you’ve been wanting to get into 3D animation, or improve your skills. I’m extremely happy to offer this reference kit for animation, that should serve you thoughout your journey.

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ONE DAY to The Animation Primer! Here’s how to be ready

I thought I’d share a small little article for a bit of fun on some ways to prepare for an animation course sprint. Or a project in general!

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Curious about 3D Animation? What is the Animator’s Journey?

Hi guys, Lee Salvemini here to talk a bit about how animation can play a part in your life, career and art!

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The Animation Primer Bonus Area

Welcome!   Great to see you here! I hope The Animation Primer has been of help as you dive into 3D Animation. Here I’ll be putting together a ‘find all’ list of tutorials and extras I’ve released on CG Masters. As well as exclusive Primer Update List content, and anything else I find that ties […]

Complete Rock Stream Beginner tutorial for Blender

Try this complete environment project for beginners in blender where we’ll be creating this rocky waterfall stream.

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Blender 2.77 Feature Overview

Blender 2.77 is out and it’s never been a better time to get into this awesome 3D package!

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Adding Knots to Procedural Wood Shaders in Blender

In this tutorial Chris Plush shows you a way to manually add knots into a procedural wood shader for Cycles.

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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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Creating Facial Controls in Blender 2.76

In this tutorial learn how to create facial controls for your character to prepare for facial animation.

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Easily Mirror A Walk Cycle Animation

Quick tip on how to easily copy over animation from one side of the body to the other for perfectly syncing walk/run cycles!

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Easily Mirror A Walk Cycle Animation

Quick tip on how to quickly copy over animation from one side of the body to the other for perfectly syncing walk/run cycles!

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Blender Tutorial : Hard & Soft Edges (Without Modifiers)

Confused about soft and hard edges? You’re not alone, the good news is it’s actually really easy. Find out 2 methods in this quick video.

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Blender Tutorial : Linking And Appending : DO’s and DON’TS!

HUMANS! Take advantage of your human condition by working in a large team! Linking and Appending are the gateways to making that happen, but it’s easy to get tripped up. Watch some do’s and dont’s in this free blender tutorial.

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Creating Facial Shapes in Blender

In this tutorial: Learn how to make and pose facial shapes in Blender!

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Blender Conference 2015

Didn’t attend the blender conference? Didn’t catch Aidy’s talk? Or maybe need to review a few details (there were rather a lot of details) you can find that here. Bcon15 at large is summarized for you.

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Modifying a Rig to a New Character

Here I’ll be taking the Character Creation Ninja character’s rig and applying it to my new guy!

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[FREE CHARACTER] Character Creation Vol.2 – Rigging

I’m really happy to release the rigged ninja character for download! Video included is the overview chapter from Character Creation Volume 2.

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Creating a Character Proxy Mesh (for easy animating!)

Learn how to make a proxy character that allows you to jump into shots without being rushed to skin and finalize the final character before animating.

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