Producing free tutorials and sharing them with thousands and even millions of people feels like you are shaping the future of computer graphics. I published my first video on Youtube a few years ago, and since then it became the part of my life.
Are you into digital art and at the same time, involved in blogging & social media? So am I, and here is a huge list of resources for artists. I can guarantee that pretty much every resource, that is mentioned here, is proved to be essential in my daily practice of a digital artist. It all comes from my experience and I’m sharing it so you can see all these pieces of the puzzle in one place.
Discover a free photo scanning workflow for VisualSFM, Meshlab and Blender. After watching this tutorial you’ll be ready to generate the jaw-dropping 3D models from photos, for $0. That said, you still need a camera.
Creating realistic materials is all about blending and mixing. That’s because every real surface consists of dozens of layers. So after you finish this Blender tutorial you’ll get a massive level up in realism.
Black Hole tutorial for Blender | From Space VFX
Have you ever wanted to create a super massive black hole? Watch this free tutorial for Blender from the Space VFX Elements video course then. Alternative use: create wormholes, Interstellar style.
Micropolygon Displacement Basics Part 1/2 – Blender Tutorial
This little feature, micropolygon displacement, gives you an immense power to create landscapes, planets, sci-fi patterns, asteroids and much more. Watch the part 2/2.
Discover a super easy post-processing workflow in Blender and Krita. You’ll need just 12 minutes of free time to watch this tutorial for dummies.
In this tutorial we’ll be setting up lighting in an outdoor scene, then bake the lightmaps so you can benefit from an amazingly low render time. Learn how to bake light for a blazing fast render (14 seconds per frame compared to 8 minutes!).
Want to impress the viewers with volume lights? Watch this tutorial to discover how to create godrays, light shafts, thick fog and other stuff related to volumetric lighting. 8 minutes 34 seconds and you’ll know the tools, I guarantee.