Houdini Off the Shelf | Cloud FX
Published: May 6, 2013 for Houdini 12.5

In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Cloud Rig tool in Houdini. This tool lets you use volumes to generate realistic clouds and cloudscapes. In both cases, you will start out with a simple box and fill it up with a volume. You will then add noise to create a puffier look. Under the surface, this tool uses the OpenVDB tools introduced with Houdini 12.5.


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Instructor | Robert Magee

Robert Magee is Houdini's Product Marketing Manager. He has over two decades experience in the CG industry and has created lots of tutorials covering a wide range of topics. While his title says marketing, education and learning have been a big focus of his career in CG.


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