Blender Cookie is offering a new tutorial on hair rendering. This one is part of their Citizen programme.
Jonathan Williamson writes:
Blender 2.66 has been released and with it Cycles’ strand-rendering for hair. Creating hair, particularly long hair, has always been very difficult but with the addition of hair-support in Cycles the process of rendering hair is much easier and much more realistic.
Learn how to create stunning hair for your characters in Blender through this complete training series by Kent Trammell. The training series is available as a part of the CG Cookie Citizen membership, available for $10/month.