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Podcast: Steal Like An Artist

Podcast: Steal Like An Artist

Discover why stealing isn’t only acceptable in the art field, it’s encouraged. A full breakdown of this often misinterpreted topic.

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Make an Abstract Background

Make an Abstract Background

Discover how to make a cool fiber optic scene. Useful for backgrounds and title screens.

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Podcast: Beorn Leonard, working on Sintel and the Lego Movie

Podcast: Beorn Leonard, working on Sintel and the Lego Movie

Beorn Leonard was a character animator on Sintel, Happy Feet 2 and most recently the Lego movie. In this interview we discuss his experiences working in productions and advice for anyone wanting to get in the industry.

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Podcast: Oscar Blues

Podcast: Oscar Blues

Who I thought should have won best VFX at the Oscars, Frozen no-brainer plus Twitter Q&A.

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Understanding Colors

Understanding Colors

Discover why color is so important and how to use it effectively.

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Podcast: Volumetrics, V-Ray and Talent vs Skill

Podcast: Volumetrics, V-Ray and Talent vs Skill

Volumetrics baby! The 2.7 release candidate is out so you can now make believable fog. V-Ray for Blender, and questions from the community.

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Podcast: Let’s Talk Shaders, with Mike Farnsworth

Podcast: Let’s Talk Shaders, with Mike Farnsworth

A chat with ‘Arnold’ software engineer; Mike Farnsworth. Find out what all the hype is and how Arnold compares to Cycles.

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How to Quickly Add Dirt to Crevices

How to Quickly Add Dirt to Crevices

Discover how to use the Dirty Vertex tool to quickly add grunge and dirt to the crevices of your model.

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Podcast: The Reason for Tabs – with Jonathan Williamson

Podcast: The Reason for Tabs – with Jonathan Williamson

Jonathan Williamson is back to talk about UI changes – in particular Tabs, and why they’re important.

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New Competition: Characters

New Competition: Characters

Put your modelling and sculpting skills to the test!

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Podcast: The new UI debates, 2.7 features plus Q&A

Podcast: The new UI debates, 2.7 features plus Q&A

News from the last week, including UI debates, gooseberry and 2.7 features. Plus Q&A from Twitter.

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Introduction to Rigid Body Simulations

Introduction to Rigid Body Simulations

Discover how to use the Rigid Body simulator to smash some cubes!

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