This forum is for Houdini, Houdini Halo, and all cool things from SideFx
Here will be links to any Houdini Halo tutorials that are available. At the moment, there aren't a huge number around, but there should be some from SideFX coming within the next month or so.
If you know of any Halo tutorials, then do PM or e-mail me.
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SideFX's Halo Compositing tutorials
some stuff I did, now posted on youtube. The channel link-
Hi gang, I've got a maya-houdini workflow problem. I'm basically lighting, shading, animating and rendering all geometry within maya using MR, and I'm transferring all that geo to houdini for all dynamic effects such as particles, fluids and rbd's. I'm having a motion blur issue within houdini.
- you need Python 2.5 and PyQt for Python 2.5 installed.
- Houdini 9.5.379 and later supported.
- on Windows you're limited to 32-bit Houdini (no 64-bit PyQt yet)
- on Linux there's no such limitation.
Camera transfer tools
my houdini opens then it freezes and i doesn't show any icons just the ui with the names of the tools,but no icons... and its too slow... what should i do????
I've already downloaded the last version on sidefx web site, i tried with windows 7, vista, and xp service pack 3 and my system is :
Intro to rigging in Houdini part 1
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I have asked my self if Houdini is any good without any answars. Is Houdini a better in some way than Shake or Fusion, (or Maya)?
Asking because I'm curious in what power this program has.
hi , i am animating the propellers of a turbine ( like fan blades) , is there any way i could use an expression or a script in houdini to make this process automatic ? am a newbie to houdini :)
This is Udhay. I am a sort of newB to Houdini I haven't worked on too many shots with it but I would like to work on a HDA which can do the following, The topic i have selected is "Winter Effects For 3D Environment". Im planning to design a HDA with python integration.
The main aim is...
HOUDINI 10, what you think????
I saw on sidefx.com, that the SESI itís working on the new release of Houdini, version 10.
I personally think Houdini itís the best software ever since version 8, but one thing itís sure, there are software that can do almost ever thing, but the goal now...
I have a dop sim with 2 boxe falling into to ground.
I wanted one box to fall before the other, for that I used a mask field with a sop vector field referencig
an iso offset obj whit an transalte x animation.
but when i run the animation, the first box that's inside the the sop vector field...
just wondering why the Houdini community is so small ??, ....anyway...
Do you guys know the best way to render exr's files out of Houdini
to comp them in Nuke !! I mean the naming conventions, compression,etc.
to smoothly recombine everything in Nuke. We are using Mantra as render ...
Hi Houdiners!! how are you?
I am just posting this message to let you know that I just uploaded 3 more hours of videos aboout breaking objects ( Now the kit is complete almost 4 Hours ).
We are going to explore some of the...
Im a computer animation and visual effects student and im plannin to create a Procedural city generator plugin like CityGen, CityBot for houdini as my masters project. Can anyone pls tell me the existing city generator for houdini or maya which is being used by the film and game...
i've been struggling with making the flames smaller.
i've experimented with octaves and frequency, and lastly with vox count, but have had no success.
in this pic you see a render of an UPrez simuliated at 250 voxels.
if the box that the letters are on were an 6 foot tall fence, and the...
Hey guys, just wanting to know if its possible to use matchmoving software with houdini apprentice to make a demo reel? Do I have to have the full version in order to use a seperate matchmoving software such as PFTrack, Syntheyes, or Voodoo? Thank you in advance!
I would like to know how to make blend shapes out of several heads with the diferent poses I need. Docs seem to be not very clear about this
Also, how can I get the nodes that do math operations? actually I have a problem finding a lot of nodes. I understand they are context sensitive,...
I have seen the posts here... some of them created almost three years ago...
There are lots of Houdini students now... here at NCCA... Bournemouth...
I think it is a very good and powerful software. I have been learning it for 2 moths. I hope it will keep evolving...
I saw on the front page a article about Houdini
Is Houdini a full blown compositer too on the same lines of combustion and df
I know it is a modeler and animation program but can it do everything
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