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January 15, 2017 5:30 PM


by Editor in Chief

2017 has been an unprecedented year for the amount of excellent Blender CG & VFX tutorials. It's a blessing to have those generous CG artists who have willingly shared their expertise online--and often for free. To select and feature just 12 of them might not do justice for all the hard work and toil on the part of all the online tutorial contributors. But it could be beneficial for people who just don't have time to look through all of them--especially, if they don't want to follow through a tutorial for more than half an hour without discovering any thing new.

So how were they chosen? Some of the criteria were:
1. Originality: Covering or discovering unaddressed or insufficiently addressed features or new ways to handle a task
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. 
And for more noteworthy tutorials you can check out the following features:

12.

Blender (Official)
First Steps - Blender Fundamentals Series
July 25, 2017


11.
CG Masters
Blender Tutorial | EEVEE : Getting Started
August 11, 2017

10.
CG Cookie Blender
How to Animate Particles Along a Curve in Blender (Without Curve Guide)
April 28, 2017

9.
Zacharias Reinhardt
17 Tips to Speed Up Modeling in Blender
July 12, 2017

8.
Albin MERLE
Blender Dynamic Breakable Tree Tutorial
August 24, 2017

7.
CG Masters
Wormhole VFX : Animate UV’s | Blender Tutorial
June 23, 2017

6.
Gleb Alexandrov
Blender Tutorial: Micropolygon Displacement Basics Part 1~2
January 23, 2017

 

5.
CG Masters
Shading Blenders New Principled Shader | Quick and Easy PBR in Cycles
June 13, 2017

4.
CG Cookie Blender
How to Make Your Smoke Look Perfect with Blender's Smoke Simulator
March 16, 2017

3.
Albin MERLE
Blender Knitting tutorial
May 22, 2017

2.
Albin MERLE
lender High resolution smoke simulation Tutorial
August 4, 2017

1.
Jugaad Animation
Denoiser Overview
September 30, 2017
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How about you? Which tutorial released during 2017 did you find most useful? Please feel free to leave your comments.

Related LInk:
1. Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX
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