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Totally new to 3D Animation or Blender? Start Here!

Posted by Lee Salvemini on May 26, 2015

Welcome!

 
Great to see you here! Thanks for choosing CG Masters to take the plunge into the world of Computer Graphics!

CG Masters provides training for all skill levels in Blender, but for your first look at the software and 3D animation in general, this is your first stop to get the basics down. After this introductory orientation you’ll be able to confidently dive right into the world of tutorials and online training for whichever areas you find you are interested in, without the confusion of where to start! We look forward to helping you through the first stages of your journey and can’t wait to see what amazing ideas you will be able to create with this medium. To start, just click the introductory video below, enjoy the ride!
 
1. Introduction
2. Download & Install
3. Your New 3D World
4. Learn Blender’s Interface
 
Feeling Brave? Check out some of our comprehensive training courses on offer!
 
What Next? (Links to community channels, more tutorials & training)
 

Introduction

Links

BlenderArtists Community Artist Forum

BlenderNation Blender News

IRC chat: irc.freenode.net, #blender and #blenderchat

 

Download and Install Blender

Blender Download Page

How to Install Blender

Install Blender for Mac

Install Blender for Linux

 

Your new 3D World

 

Learn Blender’s Interface

 Axis Explanation File [Download .blend file]

 

So that’s a first look into computer animation using Blender. Hopefully it was fun and you got the hang of it!

From here you might feel spoiled for choice and not know what to learn next. Not a worry!

 

What next?

Feel free to continue to play around with the beginner tutorial files and visit back and re-watch chapters as needed at any time. If you’re feeling confident and keen to learn more, you can dive right into our selection of Free Tutorials, also check out our Comprehensive Training Courses on various topics!

From us all here at CG Masters we wish you success in all you wish to achieve with this amazing art medium, and look forward to seeing what unique creations you can bring to the community and industry!

 

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Comments (8)

Rodrigo Macias

Thank you so much for making/sharing these. I want to design a 3D Animals Chess and these tutorials were very helpful to get me started!

pycoder_boy
pycoder_boy

nice

mongo
mongo

are there any projects for beginners to flex there skills a little? i would love to start building portfolio so i can get a freakin job lol

Aidy Burrows

Hi! We’re in the process of organizing a few things at the moment, for now, check out some shorter projects such as these….

https://www.cgmasters.net/free-tutorials/blender-tutorial-chair-materials/
https://www.cgmasters.net/free-tutorials/creating-a-basketball/

Those are free, though if you want to go full on we’ve got these full on and extensive courses here…
https://www.cgmasters.net/training-courses/

Hope that helps for now! 🙂 Aidy.

Zerei

Great,, thank you.. (:

Lee Salvemini
Lee Salvemini

My pleasure 🙂 -Lee

euripedeus souza
euripedeus souza

Great way to introduce the new users, thanks.

Lee Salvemini
Lee Salvemini

Glad you liked it, thanks so much! -Lee

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