TUTORIALS TO START LEARN VFX AT HOME
VideoCopilot - Very Good free tutorials for Adobe After Effects!
Andrew Kramer has over 100 Very Good and what's the best FREE tutorials for You! There are also available reasonably priced tools for Visual Effects and motion graphics. Popular ones are the Action Essentials 2 stock footage and Lens Flares packages for AE. Even these packages are reasonably priced they are so good that they have been also used in big productions.
Hollywood Camera Work's - Visual Effects For Directors - Must for all VFX artists!
Links for commercial tutorials for Compositing, Modelling, Animating, Editing, Matte Painting, Drawing etc.
Most of these tutorials are chargeable. However, the learning material is high quality and the prices are reasonable.
Links for VFX online learning sites:
Links to 3D software sites. You can often download a trial version of these.
Links to Manufacturer sites
From the link below you will find more information about 3D programs