Depth of Field
How to get depth of field (bokeh).
How to create vertex groups.
Here’s how to make a transparent texture actually be transparent — handy for paper cutouts, puppets, and much more.
Been wondering how to do indirect lighting in Blender? Here’s how. (P.S. It’s easy.)
More about Blender Quicktips
Bite-size Blender tutorials, basically. Sure, that means leaving out a lot of extra information, but hey, you’re smart — go forth and tinker.
I don’t want to watch a thirty-minute tutorial to learn how to do something that should only take twenty seconds or half a page to explain. Besides, most of the time I just need to know where the setting is and what kind of values I need to use.
Will you do a tutorial on [x, y, or z]?
Email me to let me know what [x, y, or z] is. Chances are, the answer’s yes.
Who are you?
Ben Crowder, a writer/designer/coder/artist hybrid. I’m on Twitter (@bencrowder), and you can email me at