Helge Maus editing the Blender Fundamentals Training

Just finished capturing the next 2-hours free addition to my “Blender Fundamentals” publication.This time we tackle “UV mapping and packing inside of Blender 3.6“. With this coming Plus+ chapter the “Blender Fundamentals” publication will grow now to 25 hours of dense content. As said, this and more updated content will come to the Publication in the future, so you can start learning today and get all the updates for freeRead More

Blender for Production - Production Helpers - Faster Management with the Modifier Tools Add-on

This series „Blender for Production“ focuses on Blender as a full Production Suite for (Indie) 3D- & VFX Productions. I will explain how to work with the different Modules of Blender and how they are connected. Also, I will give you an introduction to the specific functionalities, but also the production context and workflows, which can help you to use Blender in your productions.  In this tutorial we will talk aboutRead More

Blender for Production - Production Helpers - Using Your Favorite Tools from Quick Favorites Tutorial by Helge Maus / pixeltrain

Published another free “Blender for Production” tutorial: “Production Helpers – Using Your Favorite Tools from Quick Favorites” 👉 https://youtu.be/rdqAm_px-oI In this tutorial we will talk about setting up a Quick Favorites menu for the different working modes inside of Blender. Often used functions and options can be added there by the artist to work faster and more efficient. While explaining the process we will look into several clever helpers likeRead More

FMX2023 - Helge Maus Online Workshop for Blender for Production

🔴 FMX2023 🔴  🗓 Save the date ! Meet the Senior VFX Trainer Helge Maus on Friday 28 April for an online workshop. As part of FMX 2023, Helge Maus (pixeltrain) will give you an overview of the broad feature set of Blender 3.5, how the development cycles and infrastructure of this open-source tool is working and how Indies (but also pro studios) can start using this software in theirRead More

Blender Fundamentals - Powerful Transformation Hotkeys (Demo lesson)

This tutorial is a demo lesson from my Publication „pixeltrain Blender Fundamentals >> Fast Forward“. In over 120 lessons with a duration of 20+ hours, I will take you through the complete fundamentals of Blender and the basic workflows you need to know to get started with this amazing free software. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use Blenders powerful transformation hotkeys and shortcuts. We will not onlyRead More

Blender Fundamentals - Adjusting the Transform Orientation (Demo lesson)

Today we switch gears – this is my first Blender tutorial of this year. It’s a beginners lesson from my “Blender Fundamentals” publication and teaches you how you can work with different transform orientations. I hope you like it. I’m quit curious if also some long-time Blender users find some new tips and tricks in it 😎 You find this tutorial as always on my YouTube channel: 👉 https://youtu.be/an8IXdtTQbo In thisRead More

The End of the year brings us time to reflect, relax and to learn something new! Let’s start learning Blender with our „pixeltrain Blender Fundamentals – Fast Forward“ publication. 👉 YouTube Trailer More than 20+ hours of content in over 114 lessons.Learn everything you need to know for beginners and folks from other 3D applications. Our gift for you is a Holiday Voucher for VIMEO VOD or GUMROAD.Use „XMAS2022“ atRead More

Introduction to the Blender Sculpting

One month after launching our “pixeltrain Blender Fundamentals” publication, we added today another Plus+ content chapter with more than 2.5 hours (12 lessons) to the package. Free for every existing customer, of course 🙂 You now get a guided Introduction to the Blender Sculpting environment, it’s tools and workflows like Dyntopo, Remeshing and Multires. Also we work on two little projects to practice the new learned skills. The full publicationRead More

View Conference 2022

The amazing program for the VIEW Conference 2022 (https://www.viewconference.it) is online! If you join this year’s Conference you will have the chance to start your Blender journey with 3 workshops for beginners: Blender 3.3: The Free Production Studio for IndiesTuesday 18th, 14:00 – 15:00 Blender 3.3: First Steps into Rigging of Props and Characters in BlenderSunday 16th, 10:00-12:30 Blender 3.3: First Steps into Blender’s 3D Animation System & 2D Grease PencilMonday 17th, 11:15 –Read More