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Intro to Blender and CG Cookie
New to Blender and or CG Cookie, here is a quick overview of how to get started with both!
How to Animate Boiling Water in Blender (With Bubbling Effect)
In this Blender Beginner tutorial we’re going to learn how to animate a glass of boiling water in Blender—complete with bubbles, steam, a...
Looking for some Halloween themed Blender tutorials? 🎃
If you're like me, you love Halloween. It's also fun to create Halloween themed things in Blender for yourself, friends, family, or for f...
Making a Photorealistic 3D Portrait
Have you ever wondered how realistic 3D portraits are created from scratch? No scan data, no Metahuman, no photo textures - just an artis...
"I don't have time to learn Blender!" Yes, you do.
From your personal "Why" to the X Effect, these tried-and-tested tips will help you make sense of learning (not only) Blender.
I'm learning Blender. What should I do next?
Wondering what the next step in your Blender journey should be? We got you.
Completing Collab2021, Plans for Collab2022
This short film is the result of a collaborative project between CG Cookie instructors and more than 130 Citizen members! After nearly a ...
8 Tips for Clean Topology in Blender (Updated for 2021)
Clean topology in Blender is crucial for achieving efficient, usable 3D models. Here are a few tips on getting it right and improving you...
Best Blender Addons and Plugins (tested & updated for 2021)
The best Blender addons for modeling, sculpting, lighting, animation and rendering - all in one place. If you're looking for a new workfl...
How to prepare objects for 3D printing in Blender (Suzanne example)
Learn how to prepare your Blender models for 3d print and ensure they are watertight, modeled to scale and cheap to print.
Ten powerful add-ons that are included with Blender
Blender comes with an extensive range of pre-installed add-ons, some of which are activated by default and have become an inseparable par...
What are quaternion rotations in Blender? Quaternions explained in a simple way
Trying to understand quaternion rotations? We explain 3d quaternions with the math that happens in Blender.
9 Simple Blender 3D Projects for Beginners
Looking for simple tutorials with basic Blender workflows? These projects cover the skills you can use for endless Blender projects.
CG Cookie was awarded an Epic MegaGrant, get ready for Unreal-tasting cookies!
I'm excited to share that CG Cookie is an Epic Mega Grant recipient! We’re ready to make some Unreal-tasting Cookies!
Blender Beginner Project: How to Model a Low-Polygon Style Halloween Pumpkin
In this beginner-level Blender tutorial, learn how to model a low-polygon Jack-O-Lantern pumpkin! Blender 2.8 or a higher version is all ...
7 hidden Blender hacks that will improve your workflow
There are lots of hidden tricks in Blender that will improve your workflow. We picked our 7 favorite hacks, from Scale Cage tool to Bevel...
Blender Animator Luciano Muñoz: "Every artist has self doubt."
Two Blender animators get together to discuss their trade: CG Cookie's Wayne Dixon and Luciano Muñoz talk Blender, animation, and why eve...
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...
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...
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...