Once again my first thought has been done So here’s something different.

A little bit of rule bending. Technically there is only one material, the black one; the other nine cubes have none. Two lights, one point and one area.

Once again my first thought has been done So here’s something different.

A little bit of rule bending. Technically there is only one material, the black one; the other nine cubes have none. Two lights, one point and one area.

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Fantastic! A particularly relatable form of creation.

Nice work!

Geometric geometry node… now my brain can definitely explode

On the subject - do you know of any “AMAZING” tutorial to learn geometry nodes? I am talking babysteps handholding proper explanation on why to even click in there, not those fun monologues of the Default Cube guy

do you know of any “AMAZING” tutorial to learn geometry nodes?

That’s a hard one, I’ve been using Geometry Nodes on and off since they first appeared and I am far from an expert. I’ve picked them up over time from watching a lot of tutorials. Many of which are rubbish, made by people who don’t really understand what they are showing, so while the technique works for the tutorial they don’t know why so can’t explain it properly, and or the technique doesn’t transfer to or work as expected when you try to apply it to different starting geometry.

A lot will depend on how familiar you are with nodes in general, being confident with procedural shaders is a big help. Also some knowledge of maths particularly vectors is helpful.

These are links to channels I’ve found useful, they are all advanced tutorials but are well explained at each step. they give an idea of what is possible and how Geometry Nodes work.

Erindale: https://www.youtube.com/@Erindale/videos

Entagma: https://www.youtube.com/@Entagma/videos

Most of his tutorials are for Houdini but there are some good Geometry Node ones as well.

Joey Carlino: https://www.youtube.com/@JoeyCarlino/videos

You will notice patterns and similarities in the way node trees are built. The best way to learn is by trying, think of a simple task and try to do it with Geometry Nodes. If there is something you don’t understand of can’t figure out how to achieve it is much easier to find a solution / tutorial for that one thing. Your search will find a lot of rubbish but usually yields the clue you need.

Be aware that Geometry Nodes are evolving, you may find that tutorials refer to nodes that have been replaced or renamed. If you can’t find a node mentioned in a tutorial a quick “Where is ??? Node in Blender version X” search will generally find the answer.

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