Heat Vision! Blender VFX Tutorial

Length: 21 Minutes

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Software: Blender 2.78

Summary: This quick tutorial is jammed pack with tips and tricks to guide you in the Blender VFX world. We start this tutorial by tracking the eyes in our footage and then creating a mask to use as our glowing eyes. Then we create a simple rig to use as the lasers that will extend from the eye sockets. We set a simple emission material for the lasers, and in the compositor we add glows blurs, and displacements to get the full effect of heat vision. 

Model and Texture a TNT Crate

Length: 1 Hour 12 minutes

Level: Intermediate

Software: Blender 2.78

Downloads: Wood Texture, Leaking Decal, Army Rust Font

Summary: This in-depth texturing tutorial will guide you through the process of modeling a simple wood crate and adding the necessary textures to the model to make it look realistic. After watching this tutorial, you will know how to UV unwrap a cube, apply details to image textures, and layer multiple UV maps to add different decals and grunge maps.

Blender VFX Tutorial: Compositing Explosions

Length: 45 Minutes 

Level: Advanced

Software: Blender 2.78

Downloads: Smoke Plumes, Lingering Smoke, Explosions

Summary: In this in-depth VFX tutorial learn how to composite stock footage in Blender to add epic visual effects to your footage. Using the Luminance key node in the compositor we will isolate the background from our footage in order to composite in an explosion and smoke assets provided by ActionVFX. 

Use the Force! A Blender VFX Tutorial.

Length: 27 Minutes 

Level: Intermediate

Software: Blender 2.77

Summary:

In this quick VFX tutorial, use Blender's video sequence editor to do some fancy editing. After some quick masking work, combine everything together to create the illusion of using The Force. All done in Blender! 
Throw this effect in your short film or use it along side of Light it Up. May The Force be with you!

Blender VFX Spider-Man Web Slinging Tutorial

Length: 1 Hour 5 Minutes

Level: Intermediate

Software: Blender 2.77

Downloads: SpideySounds

Summary:

In this in-depth tutorial, learn how to become Spiderman by creating a Spiderman web slinging effect using Blender. 
The skills learned through this tutorial include: modeling, lattice deform animation, and compositing. Create awesome Spiderman effects and share it all over the internet!