Geometry Nodes in Blender 4: Create Complex 3D Models

Learn to create complex 3D models procedurally with Geometry Nodes

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Learn to create complex 3D models procedurally with Geometry Nodes

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Ready to learn a powerful new tool for non-destructive, procedural modelling?

Geometry Nodes allows to you create complex 3D models procedurally, so you can create models that may be difficult or time-consuming using traditional modelling.

The non-destructive aspect of Geometry Nodes means changes can be made to your models and node trees without having to start from scratch. Dependencies can be built into node trees that will automatically take into account other changes in your scene.

Geometry Nodes is flexible and efficient, allowing you to save all or portions of individual node trees to re-use later and save precious time.

By creating node trees by visually connecting different nodes, Blender users can gain a greater understanding of the processes of procedural modelling.

  • Learn the core concepts used in Geometry Nodes; data types, boolean math for selection, fields and attributes etc.
  • Discover how to manipulate geometry, meshes and curves directly in the Geometry Node editor while learning about the most vital nodes and workflows.
  • Create a Modifer that can be used to populate any mesh with a low-poly forest, complete with trees, rocks, bushes and grass.
  • Use curves to create your own objects that can be used in your scenes, from simple blades of grass and leaves, fencing that follows terrain automatically, and finally a stylised tree generator.

So if you want to learn a powerful new tool for non-destructive, procedural modelling and create your own modifiers, operators and mesh editing tools this is the course for you!

You'll need a basic knowledge of Blender and the ability to run Blender 4.0 (or a later version of Blender).

You’ll get full lifetime access for a single one-off fee. The creators are qualified and experienced coders, so are able to explain complex concepts clearly, as well as entertain along the way.

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You’ll gain access to a course forum where you can discuss topics on a course-wide basis, or down to the individual video. Get plugged into our communities of amazing developers on Facebook (nearly 20k), in our own TA-curated Community (17k views/day), and our student chat group (10k live at any one time).

Note: this course is still in development with new content being added on a regular basis.

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In this course you'll learn...

  • Fundamentals of Geometry nodes in Blender
  • Data types used in Blender, how to identify and use them, and how fields and attributes are used in Geometry Nodes
  • Manipulate geometry, primitive meshes and curves directly in Geometry Nodes in a non-destructive workflow
  • Basic concepts and more advanced workflows for populating scenes with instances of simple or more complex geometr

Your Instructor


Stephen Woods
Stephen Woods

Hi, I’m Stephen – great to meet you!

I fell in love with 3D art in 2005 when I began using 3DS Max in 2005 while studying Film-craft and Animation. A few years later I moved onto Maya and Lightwave while completing a degree in Computer Animation. I discovered, despite a love of animation and filmmaking, that creating 3D art was the career for me.

While taking time off to be a stay-at-home dad to two brilliant boys, I discovered Blender and explored every aspect of this amazing content creation software, from modelling, lighting, texturing, rendering, and compositing to animation, video editing, VFX and recently, geometry nodes. Transitioning from Max and Maya to Blender as my primary production tool.

Since discovering GameDev.tv’s awesome Unity courses many years ago, I’ve also caught the programming bug and recently completed a second degree in Computing and IT with Design, where I mostly concentrated on Design Thinking and innovation, Python, Java, and C# programming, Software Engineering and Web Technologies.

I’m honoured to now teach Blender for a living, creating several courses over the years. I just couldn’t be happier that I now work with GameDev.tv to bring you more Blender courses that will inspire you to level up your 3D art, whether for games, illustration, or animation.


Course Curriculum (7+ hours)


  Introduction & Setup (0 hours 17 minutes)
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    Course Introduction (4:46)
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    Downloading & Installing Blender 4 (3:12)
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    Setting Up Blender for Geometry Nodes (7:43)
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    Community & Support (1:33)
  Geometry Node Basics (0 hours 42 minutes)
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    Section Introduction - Geometry Node Basics (2:17)
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    The Spreadsheet (8:47)
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    Data Types (5:29)
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    Socket Types - Floats & Integers (7:25)
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    Socket Types - Boolean & Vector (10:43)
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    Fields & Attributes (8:16)
  Instancing Geometry (3 hours 31 minutes)
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    Section Introduction - Instancing Geometry (2:50)
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    Adding & Manipulating Primitives (11:33)
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    Adding Materials & Smooth Shading (10:03)
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    Distribute Points On Faces (15:39)
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    Instance On Points (14:01)
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    Instance On Points - Challenge Solution (7:57)
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    Instancing Collections (7:42)
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    Controlling Density (13:29)
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    Manipulating Instances Using Distance Fields (11:50)
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    Combining Distance Fields (9:22)
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    Adding Low Poly Trees & Boulders (10:50)
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    Adding Low Poly Pebbles & Grass (14:13)
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    Challenge Solution - Tidying Up The Node Tree (5:17)
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    Base Mesh Displacement & Shading (11:11)
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    Replacing The Base Mesh (3:43)
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    Setting Up Switches (6:31)
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    Setting Up Simple Lighting (6:13)
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    Using Vertex Groups for Density (11:49)
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    Setting Random Colors Per Instance (8:13)
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    Final Adjustments to The Node Tree (6:54)
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    Setting Up The Render (9:54)
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    Final Render (12:39)
  Using Curves (2 hours 18 minutes)
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    Bezier Splines (11:28)
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    Using Bezier Splines in Geometry Nodes (12:51)
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    Curve Primitives in Geometry Nodes (14:38)
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    Fill & Fillet Curve Nodes (8:26)
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    More Curve Operations (12:21)
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    Resample Curve Node (10:30)
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    Reshaping Curves (10:37)
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    Creating a Blade of Grass (13:16)
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    Creating a Grass Shader (9:38)
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    Creating Random Variations (8:35)
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    Creating Grass Clumps (8:30)
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    Creating the Grass System (10:48)
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    Adding Group Inputs (6:22)
  Tree Generator (0 hours 40 minutes)
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    Planning Our Solution (3:48)
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    Creating the Trunk & Branches (11:21)
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    Adding Thickness (13:49)
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    Changing the Shape of the Tree (11:39)

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