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Fundamentals of Houdini for 3D Artists

An 8-week course learning all about Houdini’s 3D pipeline to gain a deeper grasp of how it works

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Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Latest Houdini (Apprentice ok)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded Videos
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-20 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individually Recorded
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
No prior Houdini experience is needed however knowledge of 3D principles is highly recommended
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Latest Houdini (Apprentice ok)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded Videos
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-20 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individually Recorded
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
No prior Houdini experience is needed however knowledge of 3D principles is highly recommended
Course Format:
Standard
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Latest Houdini (Apprentice ok)
Lecture Type:
Pre-recorded Videos
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-20 hrs/wk viewing lectures, Q&A, and time on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate
Feedback:
Individually Recorded
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
No prior Houdini experience is needed however knowledge of 3D principles is highly recommended
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
EXPAND ALL COLLAPSE ALL

The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Basics

Project Setup | User interface | Networks and Parameters | Importing and Exporting | Cameras and lights | Working with objects | Geometry attributes

Week 2 | Fundamentals

Groups | Custom Attributes -a little VEX and creating attributes | Volumes | Expressions | Digital assets | Animation

Week 3 | Procedural Geometry

Booleans | Copying and Instancing _ variant | VDB | Vop, Attribute Sops | Looping – FOR_Loops

Week 4 | Shading

Material palette | How to Assign Shaders | Textures | Build custom Shaders with Vops | Displacement | Layering Shaders

Week 5 | Lighting & Rendering

Mantra Rendering | Redshift Renderig | Mplay | Motion Blur | Depth of field | Lights & shadows | Environment

Week 6 | Particles

Particle emission | Forces | Collisions | Curve flow | Particle attributes | Sprites, Geometry, Instancing, and Rendering | Trails

Week 7 | Dynamics

Dynamic Objects | Visualization | RBD Solver | Forces and Constraints | Fracturing | Shattering | Collisions | Vellum

Week 8 | Fluids

Source geometry | Noise | Flip Solver | Viscosity | Pyro Solver | Containers

Fundamentals of Houdini for 3D Artists
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Your journey starts here

Timothy is currently a Lead FX TD at MISC Studios in London, having worked at Goodbye Kansas, Framestore, MPC, Electric Theatre Collective, and at Double Negative before. Timothy has worked on the cities for the Yorktown sequence for Star Trek: Beyond, did a variety of
FX on Pirates of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and Birds of Paradise, and more recently worked on streaming/TV series such as Locke and Key, Vigil, The Rig, Cursed, Jack Ryan and more, and has worked on a number of commercials projects, both doing FX and building procedural modelling tools, for clients like Honda, Seat, Dyson, Argos and others. He studied digital effects at Bournemouth University and game art at the Utrecht School of Art and Technology.

Timothy has been teaching in various capacities, most recently at Anomalia (Czechia), at Pluralsight (City Generation with Python in Houdini), as Houdini tutor for MOPA (Arles, France) and has also done a number of Master Classes, for Bournemouth University and Staffordshire University.

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