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