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January 24, 2019 10:00 AM


by Editor in Chief

2019 has again been an unprecedented year for Blender user due to amazing new capabilities of Blender and to excellent new Blender tutorials that inform you about how to use them. 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 anything 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.
6. Viewer response: How many viewers actually find it helpful (such as Youtube Like-and-Dislike ratio).

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
Daniel Oakfield
How to delete all unused materials from a Blender 2.8 file, the best time-saving tips
(Tips & Tricks)
May 14, 2019


11
Nazar Noschenko
Creating Eyebrows in Blender 2.80
(Modeling)
Nov 6, 2019


10
Albin MERLE
TUTO GROWING PLANTS
(Tips & Tricks)
Mar 1, 2019


Blender Plane Crash Tutorial (english)
(Simulation)
Feb 3, 2019


9
CG Geek
Animated Rain and Splash Effects | Blender 2.8 Tutorial
(Animation)
Nov 1, 2019


Create a Realistic Forest in 30 Minutes | Blender 2.8 Tutorial
(Tips & Tricks)
Dec 13, 2019


8
Danny Mac 3D
BENDY BONES - Blender 2.8 Tutorial
(Rigging)
Aug 12, 2019


7
Sean Kennedy
Blender Semi-Automatic Matchmoving
(VFX)
Oct 31, 2019


6
DECODED
Blender Tutorial: Add Random Variation to Duplicated Objects
(Shading)
Dec 17, 2019


Change Your Understanding of Topology In Six Minutes
(Modeling)
Nov 27, 2019


5
Louis du Mont
Creating a Custom Bokeh in Blender 2.8
(Tips & Tricks)
Sep 22, 2019


4
Curtis Holt
Creating Nebulas in EEVEE (Blender 2.8)
(Shading)
Mar 5, 2019


Character Cloth Simulation in Blender 2.8
(Simulation)
Feb 23, 2019


3
Joni Mercado
Blender 2.80 Tutorial - Eevee Probe - Irradiance Volume
(Shading)
Feb 11, 2019


2
CGCookies
Denoising in Blender 2.81 - Intel's ML Compositing Node vs Cycles vs NVIDIA D-Noise
(Rendering)
Sep 3, 2019


1
IanHubert
Make Banners and Flags in Blender - Lazy Tutorials
(Modeling)
Dec 24, 2019


Making Aged Stickers in Blender - Lazy Tutorials
(Modeling)
Sep 11, 2019


How about you? Which tutorial released during 2018 did you find most useful? Please feel free to leave your comments.

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