Ep.19: About the power of tutorials with Andrew Price from Blender Guru

By Iva Mikles •  Updated: Sep 29, 2017 •  Interviews

Andrew Price is the founder of Blender Guru, the free video tutorials for the open source 3D software, Blender.  His goal is to help artists create better artwork with Blender. He lives in Brisbane, Australia.

He started using Blender in 2004 as a hobby, but now he uses it every day to create tutorials on explosions, space ships, and other cool stuff.

One night in 2004 I was playing Need For Speed II, and admiring the beauty of the 3D cars. I thought how cool it would be if I could create my own car in 3D. So I went online and searched for “free 3D software”. I went to a few sites before stumbling upon Blender.org. I was immediately sold. I remember making a commitment right then and there that I was going to learn how to use this software “Blender” until I could make my own car.

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Key Takeaways

“Just have fun, just do what interests you from the start and later you will find a way how to put money on top of it, instead of the other way around.“

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Special thanks to Andrew for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Andrew Price, used with permission

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Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am an artist, illustrator, founder of Art Side of Life®, and Top Teacher on Skillshare. Since 2009 I've worked as an illustrator, character designer, art director, and branding specialist focusing on storytelling, concepts, and animation. I believe that we are all creative in infinite numbers of ways, so I've made it my mission to teach you everything I know and help wake up your creative genius. Learn more about me.

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