Houdini Engine 2 Thin Client Masterclass

This masterclass describes a new RPC feature introduced in Houdini Engine 2.0, called Thin Client. Thin Client extends the reach of Houdini Engine by moving Houdini simulations to a separate server process and helps to solve dependency problems, utilize multiple concurrent Houdini simulations, distribute computations on the network and integrate Houdini Engine with hosts on a wider variety of platforms.


Freezing Effect in Houdini 15

In this tutorial I show you how freezing or ice effect can be created inside Houdini 15. There are many ways for creating this effect and this training shows one of the simplest methods. I hope you enjoy this… For more information please visit vfxhomeland.com

Houdini 15 Rendering Masterclass

Houdini 15 Masterclass: Mantra Rendering and Texture Baking

Here is another great Masterclass from Side Effects getting into all things technical with Houdini’s native renderer Mantra. Houdini 15 introduces many enhancements to the Mantra renderer, adding exciting new features and building on existing strengths. New features include quality metrics, adaptive sampling, texture & surface baking and render check-pointing. This class provides a mix of the theory behind the new features and practical techniques to help get you started using them in production. Sample files for this masterclass: bit.ly/1Gtfi92

Procedural Modeling and Animation

Procedural Modeling and Animation and Houdini

What is procedural modeling and animation anyways? Here is a great video to get you started in understand the Houdini workflow. Brought you by none other than Rohan Dalvi. This video aims to explain what exactly is Procedural modeling and animation and how it applies to Houdini.