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5 Blender Skills Video Editors Should Know


Max Novak gives a quick overview of some core skills that'll help make your scenes get a more professional look. Each section contains pointers to followup learning.

Max covers the following topics:

  1. Using After Effects camera tracking data in your Blender workflow using this free plugin.
  2. Creating basic shaders - a quick overview of some tricks to speed up your workflow.
  3. Lighting: Using HDRi's for compositing with the free HDRI Wizard add-on, and how to create your own.
  4. Creating a cinematic look using techniques like motion blue and depth of field.
  5. Use Geometry Nodes to add detail to your scenes!

About the Author

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-) I also run the Blender Artists forum and I'm Head of Community at Sketchfab.

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