Sign In
Sign in
English

FrontBanners18010801.jpg    


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
Denoiser-image-tutorial1.png

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
Views :
194216
Registered Date :
2018.01.09
03:17:35 (*.143.188.167)
Trackback :
http://blendernews.org/xe/14801/8eb/trackback
Article URL :
http://blendernews.org/xe/14801
List of Articles
Subject Datesort Views
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 25, 2020 958
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 25, 2020 783
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 751
Tutorials Top 15 Highest-Rated Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 720
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 for Blender 2.8 file Jan 23, 2019 44738
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for CG, Games & Viz file Jan 23, 2019 49255
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 23, 2019 43854
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 file Jan 23, 2019 44007
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2018: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2019 50582
Blender Retrospectives 2018 Blender Retrospective file Jan 02, 2019 50188
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 file Jan 09, 2018 194216
Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file Jan 01, 2018 199411
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2017: Winners Annouced file Dec 26, 2017 192305
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 324594
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 372204
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 388887
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 374244
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 378700
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 409772
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 413189
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 30, 2020 file Mar 31, 2020 27
Render of the Week 'Joker corridor' by Mirosław Cichoń - the Winner of the Week of March 23, 2020 file Mar 24, 2020 24
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 23, 2020 file Mar 24, 2020 80
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 23, 2020 file Mar 24, 2020 104
Render of the Week 'The Interior of the Soviet Electric Locomotive VL10' by Ilya Osin - the Winner of the Week of March 16, 2020 file Mar 18, 2020 110
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 16, 2020 file Mar 18, 2020 237
Render of the Week 'Alternate KONG:Skull Island Movie Trailer - With Blender' by Nilushan Rajakaruna - the Winner of the Week of March 2, 2020 file Mar 10, 2020 152
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 9, 2020 file Mar 10, 2020 163
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 9, 2020 file Mar 10, 2020 158
Render of the Week 'Abandoned House' by Kilian Van Hasten - the Winner of the Week of March 2, 2020 file Mar 03, 2020 186
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 2, 2020 file Mar 03, 2020 227
Architectural Visualization 'Space Elevator' by Lino Thomas - the Winner of the Week of February 24, 2020 file Feb 25, 2020 195
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 24, 2020 file Feb 24, 2020 326
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of February 24, 2020 file Feb 24, 2020 296
Render of the Week 'Treehead - Alien World' by Donald Çela - the Winner of the Week of February 10, 2020 file Feb 16, 2020 289
Render of the Week 'Kayan Tribe Woman' by George Siskas - the Winner of the Week of January 3, 2020 file Feb 07, 2020 431
PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 3, 2020 file Feb 07, 2020 291
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of January 27, 2020 file Feb 01, 2020 532
Render of the Week 'FOTW Challenge' by Chris Chuipka - the Winner of the Week of January 27, 2020 file Feb 01, 2020 488

(C) 2012. All rights reserved. www.blendernews.org