Introduction to Cycles Nodes in Blender

In this video, Sardi Pax Channel covers a lot of the basics of Blender Cycles Nodes including procedural and image-based textures, setting up a general purpose diffuse/glossy/translucent material, as well as touching on the new Cycles volumetric system. Let's get started.

I. Finished Result

(Video from Sardi Pax Channel on YouTube)