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🚀 [Resources] Learning Blender by playing a Video Game?

Published 22 days ago • 1 min read


Hey Reader,

Zach here,

with a new round of exciting 3D news.

First, a friendly reminder that our 20% discount for the Master Urban Environments course is ending today.

Next, we share a new render challenge by Fox Renderfarm (sponsored by CG Boost), a montage from our very own Urban Monsters challenge, and an intriguing video game to learn Blender.

Last Day: Save 20% on Urban Environments Course

Our 20% sale for the Master Urban Environments in Blender course, ends today, May 31st, 2024, at 11:59pm CEST.

The course covers the whole workflow of creating and rendering a city environment, including planning and blockout, modeling and texturing various buildings and assets.

You will learn a wide range of skills and techniques that will help you to create any city scene you can imagine.

Get it with a 20% discount, by using the following coupon code during checkout.

20% Off Coupon Code: URBANSPRING

Count down to 2024-05-31T21:59:00.000Z

Urban Monsters Challenge Montage

Our community has once again shown great creativity and skill, sculpting a vide range of fun and quirky Monsters for our last Urban Monsters challenge.

For your viewing pleasure, we’ve assembled a montage of the top 10 submissions. Enjoy!

Click here to watch the montage


New 3D Render Challenge: The Ruins

Speaking of challenges, Fox Renderfarm just started their new 3D render challenge, with the topic "The Ruins" (which we are sponsoring).

I find ancient civilizations and ruins fascinating, and love to imagining the history of what might have occurred and the secrets they left behind for us to discover.

The topic is inspiring and open to interpretation, so you can go wild with whatever ruins you want to create, whether it be ancient, medieval, fantasy or sci-fi, and people of all skill levels are welcome to join.

We are among the sponsors, so it is also a great way to win one of our courses, if you make it to the top 3.

Join the Challenge here

(The challenge ends July 20th, 2024.)


Learning Blender by playing a Video Game?

I came across an interesting project that aims to turn the Blender learning experience into a fun video game.

If you also like the idea and would like to learn more, check out the Kickstarter campaign page from the project’s creators.

You can support the development by backing it up on Kickstarter or just keeping an eye on this initiative, as it looks really fun and promising.

That’s all from me this week. I hope you found something useful and inspiring.

Have fun!

~Zach

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