by Gottfried Hoffman,

In this training you will learn to master Blender’s simulation systems – from light/shader BDRF setups to smoke renders and fluid simulations. We expect participants to already know Blender’s basics.

Day 1: Cycles (light, shaders, colorspace)
Day 2: Simulations (Particles, Smoke/Fire, Rigid Body/Fracture)
Day 3: Animation Nodes, Compositing


2018, December 5-7

  • Date will be final latest 4 weeks before a training starts. (4 subscribers minimal)
  • Courses are daily from 10:00 to 16:30h.
  • Classroom and assistance is available from 9:00 to 18:00h.

Costs: € 950 (ex tax)

  • Including lunches and all the coffee/tea/soda/cookies you can find in Blender Institute
  • Meet with the Blender crew! Includes guest lectures by crew members.
  • On request we assist finding an affordable hotel nearby.
  • We are applying for a tax-exempt status for our training. As for now, price is excl  21% VAT, which is added for EU citizens only.
  • Printed certificate at end of the course.

Sign up today!

Send a mail to training(at) – we then will give you all information for how to sign up. Questions about this course are welcome too.



The new Blender office is located perfectly for people arriving by public transport or car. With the new metro line it’s just 5 minutes to Central Station. The building is also close to the A10 highway. There is plenty of affordable parking space (10 euro for a full day).

Address: Buikslotermeerplein 161, 1025 ET Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Class room equipment

Each student gets a well prepared Linux workstation with 27″ monitor. We recommend you to bring your own laptop with private files or footage. If you wish you can use the laptop for the course days as well.

Terms and conditions

We aim for 100% customer satisfaction. However, courses are commercial ventures in which Blender Institute invested quite a lot to make this possible. For that reason we have a well defined refund policy. Our standard terms and conditions can be downloaded here.