In this article, we've rounded up the best step-by-step Blender tutorials from around the web. Improve your modelling, animating, rendering and compositing skills as you follow the projects and pick up tips from leading 3D designers. We've grouped the tutorials into three sections, so that as well as browsing the whole list you can jump straight to the guides that are most relevant to you.
We hope you find something here that tickles your fancy - and don't forget to let us know how you get on in the comments at the bottom of the page.
Master the basics
Get started with the basics of Blender with this short video tutorial series from Blender Foundation certified trainer Jonathan Williamson.
Before you start creating anything in Blender, you need to master the basics. This 20-minute video tutorial will walk you through Blender's shading and lighting features.
Blender expert Andrew Price reveals the secrets of realistic texturing in Blender in this detailed video tutorial.
In this series of 22 lessons, Blender artist Beorn Leonard explains all the fundamentals of character animation in Blender. Highlights include working with timing and spacing, overlapping motion, animation walk and run cycles and understand IK and FK.
This tutorial from artist Karan Shah explains how to generate a character rig using Blender's Rigify add-on, as well as the process of creating an animation walk cycle using keyframing.
Add some Hollywood flair to your projects! Here you'll learn the basics of masking and chroma keying in Blender; just the thing for mixing real world footage with CG via a bit of green screen action.
Lee Salvemini is kind of a big deal in the Blender community. He worked on Sintel, Elephants dream and spent two years on Star Wars video game titles for LucasArts. Here, he presents a complete beginner's introduction to rigging.
Blender comes bundled with an awesome new feature called Camera Tracking. This tutorial gives you a complete beginners introduction to what it is and how to start using it right now.
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