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Houdini Flip Simulation – Hallway Flood Scene Tutorial

Free Tutorial Series by Rajiv Sharma, Technical Director

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In this Tutorial Series I will cover following:

Part01 – Export scene from Maya to Houdini
Part02 – understand alembic scene and prepare for simulations
Part03 – create flip simulation
Part04 – create foam, spray and bubbles
Part05 – export simulations in bGEO
Part06 – meshing of particles with VDB tools
Part07 – Photo realistic Texturing and Shading of Flip Scene
Part08 – Physically accurate Lighting setup
Part09 – Render passes from Houdini
Part10 – Compositing in Nuke

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Introduction Video

Part01 – Export scene from Maya to Houdini

Part02 – Alembic Scene and Prepare for Texturing, Simulations, Animation and Rendering

Part03 – Set up Flip Simulation

Part04 – Create foam, spray and bubbles

Part05 – export simulations and and File Cache

Part06 – meshing of particles with VDB tools

Part07 – Photo realistic Texturing and Shading of Flip Scene

Part08 – Lighting Set up of Flip Scene

Part09 – Render Passes and Rendering of Flip Scene

Part10 – Composting of Render Passes in Nuke


houdini_playblast

Houdini Playblast Tool

This tool can be free download  from below link.

 

HoudiniPlayblastTool is a Develop for manage preview (Playblast) versions.
Feature of this tool :
1.Create preview and save automatically in proper location.
2.Maintain a complete list of saved playblast with version notes.
3.Version History window will display all versions.
4.Version History support multiple users.
5.from Version History You Can load any preview in mplay in a single click
6.This tool can also build movie(.mp4) if you turn on ‘Build Mov’.
7.Open Recent created preview
8.Add notes to versions
9.publish previews to publish location
10. publish multiple selected previews in asset location
11. display a complete history of preview publish
12. customize paths easily
13. choose player
14. Email Notification after playblast done

This tool is develop on Linux Centos 7,  Houdini 13, Python 2.7

Windows and mac users can use this tool but can not take advantages of few features.

 Release Date :  17 Sept 2014

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ScreenShots

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houdini_flip_tutorial

Houdini 13 Flip Fluid Simulation Tutorial.
PART 01
start with Houdini Flip particles shelf.
1. convert objects to liquid particles in Houdini
2. create water tank and interaction of rigid body in Houdini
3. create foam, spray, bubbles with water simulation in Houdini


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How to render image with motion blur In Houdini

In this video we will learn how to render image frame with motion blur in Houdini.
with examples:
Render character animation with motion blur in Houdini
Render rigid body fracture geometry with motion blur in Houdini
Render Particles effects with motion blur in Houdini


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Houdini FX – How To Emit and Generate Particles in Houdini

In this video we will learn how may types we can generate or emit particles in Houdini 13.
Particle Emit from Locator in Houdini 13
Particle Emit from Surface in Houdini 13
Particle Emit from Texture Map in Houdini 13

 


05. VFX Pipeline.


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Houdini in VFX Pipeline – Network View and Nodes