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FX Adventures in Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

SideFX chats with Dynamics Artist Neilan Naicker and VFX TD Raymond Popka on rapid prototyping and creating textures for the dynamic water system in Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, doing ...

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2016 Houdini Reel

SideFX is proud to present the 2016 Demo Reel featuring the amazing work of Houdini customers worldwide. The shots in this reel are a small sampling of the creativity and ...

SideFX Commits to Education with Dramatically Lower Pricing

SideFX is pleased to announce new lower pricing for Houdini Education to make it more affordable for schools to choose Houdini and its award winning procedural workflow for their curriculum.

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TUTORIALS

Applied Houdini - Dynamics I - Introduction to volume simulation and rendering

Applied Houdini is a production quality oriented series created by Steven Knipping, currently a Senior Rigid Body Destruction / FX ...

Think Particle Tutorial 43 – Shading Explosions in Houdini with Octane

In this video I go over techniques on how to create a custom shader for explosions using Octane for Houdini. ...

Curvature VOP

This video demonstrates the Curvature VOP in Houdini. The Curvature VOP uses your geometry to find the highlights of the ...

Creating Geometry With VEX

Did you ever wonder how to create polygons and polylines through code in Houdini. It’s a straigtforward concept. But you ...

Driving simulations with velocity fields in Houdini

Driving DOP sims with animated geometry converted to velocity fields can be a lot faster and offers more control than ...

Equalizing curve points through resampling

As a follow up to my previous tutorial, here's a look at how to resample two curves in a way ...

Blending curves in Houdini and a look at for-each loops

This tutorial will show you how to build a setup similar to Cinema 4D's Cloner's or Illustrator's Blend function to ...

Peel Effect Shading

Building on the Peeling Effect video, this Houdini tutorial looks at ways of making the peeling look more natural by ...

Peeling Effect

A look at how to create a peeling effect using the cloth solver. We will transfer fracturing attributes, and control ...

VR Lens Camera

The VR Camera allows you to output your scene to several formats which are supported by various devices. You can ...