Andrew Price returns with a look at rendering hair systems with the Blender Cycles Rendering Engine and does a brief comparison of rendering hair strands “the old way” in Blender to Cycles which offers a much cleaner, simpler and faster setup with much more realistic results.

If you’ve been to the blender forums recently, you’ll know that quite a few people are a buzz with new hair rendering feature of Cycles

Andrew also provides a hands on demonstration of rendering hair in Blender Cycles showing how to quickly create a set up to render hair, and a breakdown of the hair settings and their function. Check out the tutorial for How to Render Hair with Cycles in Blender at blenderguru here.