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Should I Use Blender or ZBrush? A Quick Guide Comparison
The power of ZBrush vs Blender is a hotly debated topic. Which 3D software package should you choose? Here is a comparison of the major d...
How to Optimize Your Blender Preferences: 10 Tips For the Best Experience
You can change your Blender Preferences interface to make the whole experience much smoother, from extending your work history to a safer...
CG Cookie builds a new home on Mavenseed (and you can, too!)
Mavenseed is going to be CG Cookie's new home. The content hosting platform will provide a slicker, faster space for our online school - ...
YouTuber Grant Abbitt: Blender has a Massive Future
Blender artist Grant Abbitt has a successful YouTube channel and a 3d teaching career. He is also a freelancer, recognized mostly for his...
CG Cookie's Space Program 2020 - These Blender Rockets are Taking Off
This is a big tribute to our awesome community for coming together, building a whole space army and mastering hyper-useful Blender worfkl...
From Blender to Modeling Sonic the Hedgehog: Interview with Alin Bolcas
Learn from Alin Bolcas, the modeler of Sonic the Hedgehog for the new movie. From disovering 3D through Blender to landing a job at MPC, ...
How Rocket League Artists Use Blender for Game Production
Learn how Blender is used by two artists at Psyonix to make Rocket League, one of the most popular eSports in the world. From in-game mod...
Everything New in Blender 2.82
Blender 2.82 includes several new features and useful updates, from modeling to animation and UI improvements. We cover all the major and...
Top 10 Rigging & Animation Addons for Blender 2.8
Recently I’ve discovered these Blender 2.8 addons that I think you’ll enjoy, which can help make rigging and animation in Blender a bit e...
NEW Blender Tutorials and Courses Coming to CG Cookie
New Blender tutorials and courses are coming right at you. From mesh modeling to animation, see what's cooking in the Cookie oven right now.
These are the 10 Best Blender Hotkeys to Make you More Productive
These are 10 Blender 2.8 hotkey which will make your life modeling, extruding, scaling or transforming a lot easier. Perfect list to book...
Digital Art Trends for 2020
What is going to happen in the digital art world in 2020? From the growing popularity of Blender to 3D art making its way into art galler...
Texturing and Rendering a Cute Robin Hood 3D Character in Blender 2.81
In this blender 2.81 tutorial, we're going to build upon our Robin Hood 3D Model and learn how to texture and render it.
Modeling a cute Robin Hood 3D character in Blender 2.81
How to Blender tutorial: Translating a 2D concept of Robin Hood into a 3D model using Blender 2.81.
First Look at UDIM Textures in Blender 2.82 Alpha: What They Are and How to Use Them
Blender 2.82 Alpha just got UDIM Texture support, and it’s a pretty big deal. Sometimes you need really, really high resolution details i...
Best of Blender 2019
2019 was Blender's best year so far - these are the addons, artists and new features we loved the most!
Character artist Danny Mac: "Once I switched to Blender, I fell in love"
Danny Mac is a brilliant Blender artist with a distinct stylized approach to modeling his characters. You may now his popular YouTube cha...
Join CG Cookie LIVE: Blender events streaming soon
Blender livestreams on CG Cookie are blowing up: whether you're looking for a friendly hangout, new inspiration or the latest worfklow, b...
The Top 10 Shading and Texturing Addons for Blender 2.8 (including FREE ones)
Blender 2.8 addons for texturing and shading can save you a massive amount of time. The best part? Some of these top 10 picks are free (o...
Julien Kaspar: "Blender is going to shape the industry"
"Blender has exceeded everyone's expectations and it's going to become an absolute beast of software. Right now, we are seeing the beginn...
How to Model Hair in Blender: Easy Workflow (Even for Beginners)
Modeling hair in Blender can be surprisingly easy. This quick, foolproof workflow will show you how to create your first hairstyle today,...