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January 15, 2017 1:00 PM


by Editor in Chief

One of the great things about Blender is the availability of free--or "affordable"--online tutorials on almost any topic, modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, and etc. However, many of them are redundant, covering topics that others have already covered. Qualities also vary. It's not usual to find yourself having followed a tutorial for more than half an hour without discovering any new things. Once in a while, though, you would find some tutorials that were worth your time and even gratitude2016 has also seen a variety of free online Blender tutorials galore. Which of them were you grateful of?

The following tutorials released during the year 2016 may have been some of them. How were they chosen? Some of the criteria were:
1. Originality: Covering or discovering unaddressed or insufficiently addressed features.
2. Practicality: Impact on actual production pipeline.
3. Up-to-date validity: Whether it works in the latest Blender versions or not.  
4. Clarity: How well thought-out and how easy to understand the presentation was.
5. Presentation: Professional and shorter the better.

And please be mindful that the the must-see tutorials on Blender Cloud have been omitted from this review for obvious reasons.

12.

Moby Motion
October 15, 2016

11.
Film World
May 22, 2016.


May 29, 2016


June 12, 2016



10.
Gleb Alexandrov
June 27, 2016

9.
ukramedia
February 19, 2016

8.
Gleb Alexandrov
August 9, 2016

7.
Daniel M. Lara
September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

September 7, 2016

6.
AgenZasBrothers
December 1, 2015.


5.
Blender HD
February 11, 2016


4.
Gleb Alexandrov
January 4, 2016

3.
Blender Guru
December 5, 2016

2.
Gleb Alexandrov
December 5, 2016

1.
Aidy Burrows & Gleb Alexandrov
December 19, 2016


Honorable Mention

Aidy Burrows
August 25, 2016
 

Blackhart Films
July 18, 2016
 

BlenderBrit
June 8, 2016
 

BlenderDiplom
March 24, 2016
 

Blind Illusionist
January 8, 2016
 

CG Geek
January 11, 2016
January 13, 2016
January 15, 2016
January 17, 2016
January 19, 2016
January 21, 2016
February 29, 2016
 

CG Masters
January 25, 2016
February 19, 2016
 

Daring Dino
October 31, 2016
 

Expose Academy
October 21, 2016
 

Expose Academy
November 3, 2016
 

GDquest
March 9, 2016
 

Gleb Alexandrov
February 15, 2016
 

Gleb Alexandrov
October 24, 2016
 

Hawasly
September 11, 2016
 

Midge Sinnaeve
September 5, 2016
 

Spring Box Studio
February 23, 2016
 
March 1, 2016
 

tutor4u
January 3, 2016
 

VISPERFECT
September 21, 2016
 

Zacharias Reinhardt
November 14, 2016
 

How about you? Which tutorial released during 2016 did you find most useful? Please feel free to leave your comments.

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