Intro to FX using Houdini will give an exciting introduction to a variety of FX capabilities in Houdini. This course is designed to focus on VFX that are commonly called for in the film industry today. We will go over procedural modeling, fluid FX, particles FX, rigid body destruction, smoke, and lighting & rendering. Each week we will focus on a certain procedural aspect, while maintaining a wider perspective of Houdini’s incredible capabilities. This course will strengthen your practical knowledge in VFX, and give you a greater understanding of Houdini’s common uses in VFX companies.
*Note: Students can still take the course with a computer that has less performance, but the computations will take longer and some simulation won’t be as high resolution due to RAM limitations.
Houdini’s Apprentice education edition software is available as a free download, and is all you will need to take this course.
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It is a great course! The instructor seems to really want to teach people and not just show how stuff is done.
I really liked the course and the way it was taught. I’m excited about VEX coding and would like to learn more. Looking forward to your more advanced course coming soon. Thanks for your great work!
I like how instructor structured and taught this course. Having knowledge doesn’t always mean you have the skill to pass it on to someone, but this instructor definitely has it, and that’s why I find this course so awesome.
For a beginner like me, this course was a real game changer. I struggled a lot, every week, but I know for sure that mastering these materials will be the foundations of my future works, and that’s really motivating!
Thanks for such a unique and interesting course! The course was for sure very unique and intense—the most intense Houdini course I have taken!
Manuel Tausch is an extremely high-skilled, positive and passionate teacher. It was a very challenging yet welcoming learning atmosphere throughout the course.
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