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47 Amazing Blender Tutorials

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Okay all you freeloaders... here are the Blender tutorials I promised! I got you 47 amazing tuts from around the far reaches of the interwebs. So go get some coffee or a can of coke, cause you're gonna be here for a while.

    Model and Texture a Wooden Barrel

    Model and texture a wooden barrel using multiple modifiers and projection painting with Jonathan Williamson .

    Creating Magic Wand Particles

    Learn how to create magic wand effects in this huge 3 part tutorial.

    Projection Painting

    This tutorial goes through the process of setting up your UVs, and then using projection painting to create the textures.

    3 Point Lighting

    Shows how to make a good three-point lighting setup in Blender.

    Creating a Teddy Bear

    At the risk of sounding redundant....learn how to model a teddy bear:Part 1 Part 2

    Create a Steampunk Telescope

    Learn how to model and texture a steampunk style telescope.

    Modeling a Rope

    Model a rope in Blender by replicating a segment along a path using Array and Curve modifiers.

    Modeling a Human Head

    Learn to model a human head in this huge 6 part tutorial.

    CGSutra's Blender Basics

    CGSutra has 3 tutorials on Blender Basics: The Interface Working With Viewports Moving Around in 3d Space

    CGSutra's Blender Vital Functions

    This is a massive 5 part tutorial where you will be shown many vital functions and aspects that you must understand when using Blender:Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5

    Lighting in Blender

    Explore Blender lamps in detail.

    Basic Rigging in Blender

    Learn how to rig a basic arm in Blender.

    Rigging a Giant Spider

    Learn to rig a giant spider in Blender, and then composite the animation in After Effects.

    Steps To Success

    Learn how to rig and animate a walk cycle.

    Modeling a Die

    Create a die using only meshes.

    Pawn in a Hurry

    Learn how to make a pawn jump happily around the chessboard, and also deform it a bit when it hits the ground.

    A Ride in the Mines

    Learn how to work with curves and procedural objects.

    "Painting" Instanced Object Into a Scene

    Learn how to use Blender's particle systems to "paint" instanced objects onto mesh surfaces.

    Using a Lattice to Redesign your Model

    Learn how to use a lattice to redesign a 3d model. This lets you make significant changes to the shape without sacrificing the integrity of the mesh topology.

    Basic Decaling

    Learn some essential Blender decaling techniques.

    The Gen3 Tree Making Tool

    Learn how to use Sergey Prokhorchuk's Gen3 Tree Making Script for Blender.

    Oven Baked Pretzels

    Check out this very long and intensive tutorial on modeling, texturing, lighting, and rendering some oven baked pretzels.

    Modeling The Blender 3D Logo

    Make a very accurate model of your favorite FREE 3D app's logo!

    Adding Glint Effects

    Learn how to create glint effects in your Blender scene.

    Modeling a Bottle

    Learn some very basic techniques to modeling a bottle from photo reference.

    Rendering with HDRI

    Make realistic renders using HDRI imagery.

    Making a Chain

    Learn how to make a simple chain.

    Fluid Simulations

    Simulate water flowing down a staircase.

    Looking Eyes

    From the Wikibook, Noob to Pro, learn how to make Pixar-looking eyes.

    Faked Global Illumination

    Create a faked Global Illumination lighting effect.

    Sears-Roebuck Dairy Barn

    Watch how this amazing scene of the Sears-Roebuck Dairy Barn was put together.

    Creating a Celtic Knot

    Learn some handy modeling techniques to make a celtic knot.

    Modeling a Dolphin

    This is a very basic tutorial made to give you some beginner character modeling techniques.

    Candle Tutorial

    Learn how to model a candle in Blender.


    Another chapter from Noob to Pro that deals with using particles to create fur.

    Cloud Creation

    Create clouds using Blender particles.

    Creating Surface Tension

    Learn how to create surface tension between images to make your renders look more realistic.

    Dense Smoke

    Create dense smoke utilizing the Blender particle system in a relatively straight-forward way.

    Making Swords and Daggers

    Learn how to model swords and daggers from reference photography.

    Making of Reaching Out

    Check out the making of the recent CGtuts+ featured work "Reaching Out" by Soenke Maeter.

    Making of Antonio The Horse

    An awesome walkthrough of how Antonio the horse was created.

    Making of Magic Bullet

    Watch how "Magic Bullet" by Enrico Cerica was made using Blender, Yafaray, and Photoshop.

    Modeling Spongebob Squarepants

    An amazingly long tutorial on how to model and texture Spongebob Squarepants.

    Basics of UV Mapping

    Learn the basics of UV Mapping in Blender.

    Grass From Particles

    Learn a technique to make some nice looking grass for ground cover.

    Suspended Bridge With Rigid Body Constraints

    Create a suspended bridge in Blender's game engine using physical constraints.

    Low Poly Pistol

    Learn how to make a low poly model of a pistol.

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