gleb aleksandrov

Here are some projects which are enjoyed by many geeks across the globe. Each of them is a big milestone for me, and the new exciting projects are coming soon.

Creative Shrimp Website & Community

Running the Creative Shrimp blog has been my biggest passion for the last 3 years. And it is still! Sharing the Blender tutorials makes me feel like we’re doing the big thing. Especially the Youtube part of it rocks (the channel is called Gleb Alexandrov), I’m really proud about it. 55K shrimps, an amazing community! We, Blender nerds, will change the world.

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Realistic Lighting in Blender: 11 Tricks You’ve Probably Never Tried

I’m a huge fan of lighting, for me it’s the most enjoyable part of the 3D workflow. As if there is a photographer inside me. So I thought that it would be cool to share the tips and tricks about lighting in Blender. This 2-hour video course got a super positive reviews from the renowned artists and Blender users.

Learn more about Realistic Lighting in Blender

Space VFX Elements: the Ultimate Guide to Creating the Galaxy in Blender

We’ve been working with Aidy Burrows from CG Masters on this mega-course for Blender. This is a guide to creating the galaxy, so it’s pretty ambitious, you see. How to create planets, nebulae, asteroids, black holes and other space phenomena of the Hollywood quality. All of that in open-source software. The reaction to this course is astounding, we’re thrilled by the amazing reviews.

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The Lighting Project

The Lighting Project is a manifesto of a think-different approach to digital lighting. When I learn something new about lighting, I write a new chapter. So this is my diary, the ongoing project which will become a book one day.

Read more about the Lighting Project