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Blender Tutorial 9

In this part of my Blender Tutorial I start creating a more complex model based on Mr. Incredibles car in the movie The Incredibles. I’m going to cover everything at a slower rate so that everyone will know the exact steps for modeling complex shapes. Here are...

Blender Tutorial 8

In this part of my Blender Tutorial series I’ll cover how to cut neat holes in both flat and curved meshes. We’ll be covering the Shrinkwrap Modifier, Knife Project, Bridge Edge Loops, Subdivision Surface Modifier, Beveling and more. Like always you can...

Blender Tutorial 7

We’re going to have some fun in this Blender Tutorial! We are going to learn how to model 3D shapes in Blender. First I’ll demonstrate how to make a gear using the techniques we’ll use to create more complex models. Then we will make a 3D dog using a...

Blender Tutorial 6

Cycles is Blenders production level render engine and today we are going to learn how to use many Cycles shaders. We’ll learn about Diffuse, Glossy, Anisotropic, Toon, Subsurface Scattering, Add, Mixer and Glass shaders. We’ll also learn how to import HDRI...

Blender Tutorial 5

In this part of my Blender Tutorial series I will focus in on lighting by covering all the lighting lamps, light emitting planes, and 3 point lighting. I’ll also cover a bit on the Cycles Renderer materials and much more. The file I used is available here. A...

Blender Tutorial 4

I continue my Blender Tutorial series this time by talking a great deal about Materials. I also cover lighting, textures, show how to simulate glass, how to get lights to track objects, provide many examples and much more. Following the video below I have a full...

Blender 2.79 Tutorial 3

In this tutorial I’ll cover all the Generate Modifiers I didn’t cover in the last tutorial. Specifically we’ll cover the Screw, Skin, Solidify, Triangulate, Wireframe, Subdivision and Remesh Modifiers. If you missed the first part watch it first...

Blender 2.79 Tutorial 2

We’re going to continue learning about all the tools in Blender. We’ll cover the rest of the Edit tools we didn’t cover last time. We’ll learn an easy way to snap merge vertices. We’ll learn how layers work. Then we’ll learn how to...

Blender 2.79 Tutorial

In this tutorial I’ll teach all the basics you need to start creating amazing 3D models using Blender. Blender allows you to do anything involving 3D including modeling, animation, simulation, game design, movie editing, etc. This is a multipart tutorial, but by...

How to Make Video Games 31

In the final video of my How to Make Video Games series I’ll cover many things not covered before. We’ll mainly focus on how to animate throwing the boomerang. I’ll animate the path and rotation of the boomerang directly in Unity. I’ll then...

Peloton Cycle Review

I recently received a Peloton cycle and I thought it would be fun to talk about my experiences. I’ll cover why a stationary bikes are amazing at improving your health. I’ll also show the Pelotons specs and compare it to other bikes at different price...

How to Make Video Games 30

In this part of my video game tutorial I will continue making Zelda. I’ll focus this time on something I have not covered before which is how to create the AI for our villain so that he will travel on his own around the game board looking for Link. The villain...

How to Make Video Games 29

In this part of my How to Make Video Games series I will continue making a Zelda clone. I’ll create animations for the villains and animate them. I’ll also cover a new way to animate Link’s sword from inside of code. We’ll use coroutines to make...

Clojure Tutorial

Clojure is a functional programming language based on Lisp that runs on the JVM. In this one video we’ll cover the core language in one video. Basically I condensed a 300 page book into one 1 hour video. I covered how to install Emacs here and how to set up...

Emacs Tutorial

In my Emacs video tutorial I’ll cover installation on Windows and MacOS. Then we’ll cover what you’d learn in a standard 300 page book. We’ll cover how to move around, editing, repeating commands, regions, searching, buffers, frames, shells,...

How to Make Video Games 28

As we continue making Zelda, I’ll show you how to make the camera follow Link. We’ll create a script that animates Link smoothly. I’ll show you how to handle collisions between game assets and I’ll demonstrate the usefulness of tags. We’ll...

R Programming Tutorial

In this one tutorial I will cover the basic syntax of the R programming language as well as provide numerous examples on plotting and statistical analysis. R is widely considered to be the best language for statistical analysis and data mining. R makes it extremely...

How to Make Video Games 27

In this part of my Video Games Tutorial we will continue to design our Zelda clone, but this video is also a stand alone tutorial. We’ll be taking a look at how the Tiled Map Editor can make it easy to design levels. We’ll then bring those levels into Unity...

How to Make Video Games 26

In this part of my How to Make Video Games Tutorial we’ll cover how to animated Link, moving Link, creating a game board array and numerous other things. Here is a link to the Sprite Sheet I’m using. I decided to show 2 ways to create Link and the game...

How to Make Video Games 25

In this part of my Video Game Tutorial I’m going to setup all of my Zelda clones assets and create the entire board. These techniques can be utilized to make games in multiple frameworks. I a future video I’ll also show you how to do this in a Unity centric...
recent from Communication How I Make YouTube Videos
How I Make YouTube Videos The most common question that I get is How I Make YouTube Videos. I have held off on making this video because I’m definitely not an expert at making videos. I didn’t want anyone to think I thought I was either. However, the past few videos have been about answering common questions so I decided...
recent from Diet Nutritional Shrimp Gumbo
Shrimp Gumbo I haven’t made a recipe video in a while, so today I thought I’d present the recipe my wife and children love the best Shrimp Gumbo. The feature is definitely the shrimp, but the sweet and yet hot sauce is pretty amazing on its own. I cam up with this after my family watched The Princess and the...
recent from Marketing Tutorial Vote
Tutorial Vote I’ve decided that my next tutorial series will be really big and will answer many of the questions I receive. The only problem is that most people either want to see an Android / Games Tutorial, or a J2EE / Application Development Framework Tutorial? I can’t do both because they will each take at...
recent from Web Design Clojure Tutorial
Clojure Tutorial Clojure is a functional programming language based on Lisp that runs on the JVM. In this one video we’ll cover the core language in one video. Basically I condensed a 300 page book into one 1 hour video. I covered how to install Emacs here and how to set up Clojure here. Down below you can find both a...
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