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January 23, 2019 8:00 AM


by Editor in Chief

2018 has 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
Kenan Proffitt
Master Blender Camera Tracking in 6 Minutes!
(VFX)
Mar 22, 2018


11
Remington Graphics
Creating Curling Waves in Blender | FLIP Fluids
(Simulation)
Jun 30, 2018


10
Danny Mac 3D
Why I Ditched ZBRUSH for BLENDER for HAIR
(Modeling)
Oct 16, 2018


9
Gleb Alexandrov
Blender Tutorial: How to Create a Paint Splash in Blender
(Simulation)
Jan 30, 2018


8
Blender Guru
Guide to Blender 2.8 - Part 2: The Viewport
(Overview)
Dec 7, 2018


7
JonasDichelle
Create Mandelbulb Fractals In Blender Eevee
(Modeling)
Jul 23, 2018


6
BEAM Studios
Blender challenge - Star Wars CGI shot - Workflow overview
(Animation)
Jun 10, 2018


5
YanSculpts
Top 10 Sculpting Tips And Tricks In Blender
(Tips & Tricks)
Mar 8, 2018


4
Zacharias Reinhardt
Blender 2.8 EEVEE Autofocus Fun
(Animation)
Oct 8, 2018


3
Wayward Art Company
Node Based Texture Painting in Blender 2 8
(Modeling)
Sep 30, 2018


2
Pancake_Manicure
Blender Tutorial - Hair With Curves
(Modeling)
Oct 30, 2018


1
Blender Developers
Learn Grease Pencil 2D Animation in Blender 2.8 Alpha 2
(Animation)
Aug 15, 2018


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

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Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 Worthy of Your Note - for Animation & VFX file Jan 25, 2020 8191
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Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 7092
Tutorials Top 15 Highest-Rated Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2019 file Jan 25, 2020 7064
Tutorials Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 for Blender 2.8 file Jan 23, 2019 53441
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Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2018 file Jan 23, 2019 53013
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2018: Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2019 59926
Blender Retrospectives 2018 Blender Retrospective file Jan 02, 2019 59296
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2017 file Jan 09, 2018 210845
Blender Retrospectives 2017 Blender Retrospective file Jan 01, 2018 219471
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2017: Winners Annouced file Dec 26, 2017 208038
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials (Videos) Released in 2016 file Jan 16, 2017 342309
Blender Retrospectives 2016 Blender Retrospective file Dec 29, 2016 391667
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2015: Seven Winners Annouced file Jan 20, 2016 406211
Blender Retrospectives 2015 Blender Retrospective file Jan 12, 2016 390567
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2015 file Jun 26, 2015 396372
Render of the Year Render of the Year Awards 2014: Five Winners Annouced file Jan 02, 2015 426316
Tutorials Top 12 Free Online Blender Tutorials Released in 2014 file Dec 11, 2014 431455
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of April 13, 2015 file Apr 14, 2015 20932
Render of the Week 'Hands of a Mechanic' by Anssi Karppinen - the Winner of the Week of December 14, 2015 file Dec 16, 2015 20926
Architectural Visualization ARCHITECTURAL VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of May 4, 2015 file May 06, 2015 20865
Render of the Week 'Pirate Lady--Making Waves' by Rico Cilliers - the Winner of the Week of November 2, 2015 file Nov 04, 2015 20857
Render of the Week 'Lab' by Erwin Sokólski - the Winner of the Week of February 1, 2016 file Feb 02, 2016 20857
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of March 2, 2015 file Mar 03, 2015 20832
Render of the Week 'Epic Pumpkin' by Christoph Beckeri - the Winner of the Week of November 30, 2015 file Dec 02, 2015 20806
Render of the Week 'Little Pirate' by Lezly Prager - the Winner of the Week of October 5, 2015 file Oct 07, 2015 20768
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of June 8, 2015 file Jun 09, 2015 20761
Blender Whiz The Artist Behind 'Man's Reach Exceeds His Imagination:' Matias Raassina file Dec 17, 2014 20724
Render of the Week 'Sunbathing' by Rachel Frick - the Winner of the Week of March 14, 2016 file Mar 16, 2016 20665
Blender Whiz The Artist Behind 'My Steampunk World:' Quentin Le Duff file Jul 07, 2015 20631
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Blender Whiz The Artist Behind 'the German Castle:' Prashant Kumar file Mar 03, 2014 20457
Render of the Week 'The Bunny' by Glenn Melenhorst - the Winner of the Week of January 25, 2016 file Jan 26, 2016 20447
Product Visualization PRODUCT VISUALIZATION IN BLENDER for the week of December 14, 2015 file Dec 16, 2015 20402
Render of the Week 'United Earth Mothership - Concept 2' by George Kim - the Winner of the Week of July 11, 2016 file Jul 13, 2016 20401
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