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Top 3 Things Every Beginner Blender Artist Should Model
Blender beginner FAQ: "What should I model?" Not all practice projects are created equal. If you want to maximize the value of your learn...
6 Principles of Great 3D Modeling in Blender
3D Modeling in Blender is not easy. Many beginners get caught up in the nuances of tools or topology and miss the forest for the trees. T...
What is a .blend1 file and why do you (not) need them?
Unpopular opinion: you don't actually need blend1 files. Here is why.
Blender 2.8 Python Scripting Superpowers for Non-Programmers
Python scripting gives you nearly unlimited powers in Blender, from automating repetitive tasks to creating new features. And the best pa...
The Art of Learning
How long does it take to learn Blender? How long does it take to become a good artist? This is a common question from beginners starting ...
Get Ready for Blender 2.8 With CG Cookie Videos and Articles
You can get ready for Blender 2.8 before the official new release is out. These CG Cookie video courses, tutorials and articles will boos...
Top 5 Changes in Blender 2.8
Blender 2.8 is a game changer, from a new User Interface to EEVEE. Will you hit the ground running?
How to Give Useful Feedback on Digital Art
Critiquing digital art is not an easy task: do you know the basic feedback etiquette to educate and encourage, rather than annoy?
How to Organize Your Blender Files, Marie Kondo Style
If your Blender files are a mess, it's time to do some organizing. Let's clean up once and for all and keep all your .blend files in thei...
12 Blender ArchViz Workflow Tips and Tricks
If you're working on an ArchViz project with a tight deadline and a demanding client, you need to master these essential tricks for an ef...
Pareto Principle for Artists
Ever wanted to do more in less time? Learn how the Pareto Principle can boost your creative learning!
Getting Past Creative Blocks
Found yourself staring at a blank screen with no idea where to begin your next Blender project, fearing you will “lose it” if you keep on...
Maria Semelevich on Blending Skills To Create Realistic Character Concepts
In this step by step tutorial, Maria Semelevich walks you through the creative process of photoshopping a realistic concept character. Sh...
Amplifiy Your Game Camera
Looking to amplify your camera shakes and movement? Learn some tips and tricks on how to really make your camera an immersive part of you...
Why Your Classroom Needs Blender
Blender has been getting attention from teachers and making its way into classrooms - here is why it's a smart choice.
Vehicle modeling master Karol Miklas: "Blender is the best software to learn and work in"
"Unlike 5 years ago, nobody is laughing about Blender now." Karol Miklas talks about his love for the open-source software and his ultima...
The Business of Cross Reality - Interview with Charlie Williams
What's experiential industry? Charlie Williams is in the very heart of it, working at a digital agency Next/Now creating bleeding edge pr...
Benjamin Mazza of PIXO VR: How VR is Changing on the Job Training
The Creative Director for PIXO VR, Benjamin Mazza, is on the front lines of VR development for professional training. We talked to him ab...
Chris Folea: "Hopping into your own VR environment is an incredible feeling"
Chris Folea is a VR Game Developer, VFX Artist and badass Blender wizard. With countless creative projects under his belt, Chris created ...
Tom Wright of Epic Games: "Talent Is a Myth"
Tom Wright of Epic Games takes on the widespread belief that artistic talent is something you either have or not. The reality is much mor...
Shapeways' Lauren Slowik on 3D Printing the Future
Lauren loves exploring new uses of 3D print, most recently as the Head of Education at Shapeways, a 3D printing marketplace.