MARDINI 2024 WINNERS

Daily Art Challenge

Check out the daily winners of the MARDINI 2024 Daily Art Challenge where Houdini artists competed for cool prizes by creating a new image or animation everyday during the month of March. Each week has a theme and each day has a Houdini node to help inspire the artwork. 


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

Week 1 | GEOMETRY

Week 2 | LOOKDEV

Week 3 | VFX

Week 4 | CHARACTER

Week 5 | SideFX Labs


Thanks to everyone who participated!

Judges will be reviewing all the entries to choose the Best Animation, Best Image and the Greyscalegorilla winners. This will take at least a couple of weeks.


FINAL LEADERBOARD

Place 

Artist                      

# Points                   

1

JanHebein                             WINNER BEST COLLECTION!  

110

2

dweyel

77

3

oliviacefai

70

4

popitz

52

5

kinakomoti

49

6

vanity_ibex

47

7

JKLM

45

8

samratacharyya_2000

44

9

johancc

43

10

Elinn_or

42

10

Matt_McMahon

42

12

Furuya Takami

40

13

Felipe Amaya

38

13

Muguja

38

15

Pablopaulo

37

16

clement_arlotti

36

16

Requson

36

18

heytensleon

35

18

MartGorb

35

18

nicolas.dalmer

35

18

pranesh arry

35

18

Rob Chapman

35

DAILY IMAGES


First Place

Second Place

Third Place

DAY 31

EDGE SMOOTH

SideFX Labs

DAY 30

REGION FROM IMAGE

SideFX Labs

DAY 29

LOT SUBDIVISION

SideFX Labs

DAY 28

SIMPLE ROPE WRAP

SideFX Labs

DAY 27

CHAOTIC SHAPES

SideFX Labs

DAY 26

EDGE DAMAGE

SideFX Labs

DAY 25

SIMPLE SHAPES

SideFX Labs

DAY 24

CROWD MOTION PATH

Character

DAY 23

FEATHER TEMPLATE

Character

DAY 22

HAIR GENERATION

Character

DAY 21

VELLUM CONFIG CLOTH

Character

DAY 20

RAGDOLL SOLVER

Character

DAY 19

JOINT CAPTURE BIHARMONIC

Character

DAY 18

APEX SCENE ANIMATE

Character

DAY 17

FLIP SOLVER

VFX

DAY 16

OCEAN SPECTRUM

VFX

DAY 15

PYRO BURST SOURCE

VFX

DAY 14

CLOUD SHAPE GENERATOR

VFX

DAY 13

RBD MATERIAL FRACTURE

VFX

DAY 12

VELLUM CONFIGURE GRAIN

VFX

DAY 11

VELLUM BRUSH

VFX

DAY 10

KARMA PHYSICAL SKY

LOOKDEV

DAY 9

BACKGROUND PLATE

LOOKDEV

DAY 8

KARMA FOG BOX 

LOOKDEV

DAY 7

KARMA MATERIAL BUILDER

LOOKDEV

DAY 6

MATERIAL LINKER

LOOKDEV

DAY 5

LIGHT MIXER

LOOKDEV

DAY 4

LAYOUT

LOOKDEV

DAY 3

SCATTER & ALIGN

GEOMETRY

DAY 2

TOPOBUILD

GEOMETRY

DAY 1

SPIRAL

GEOMETRY



DAILY ANIMATIONS


First Place

Second Place

Third Place

DAY 31

EDGE SMOOTH

SideFX Labs

DAY 30

REGION FROM IMAGE

SideFX Labs

DAY 29

LOT SUBDIVISION

SideFX Labs

DAY 28

SIMPLE ROPE WRAP

SideFX Labs

DAY 27

CHAOTIC SHAPES

SideFX Labs

DAY 26

EDGE DAMAGE

SideFX Labs

DAY 25

SIMPLE SHAPES

SideFX Labs

DAY 24

CROWD MOTION PATH

Character

DAY 23

FEATHER TEMPLATE

Character

DAY 22

HAIR GENERATION

Character

DAY 21

VELLUM CONFIG CLOTH

Character

DAY 20

RAGDOLL SOLVER

Character

DAY 19

JOINT CAPTURE BIHARMONIC

Character

DAY 18

APEX SCENE ANIMATE

Character

DAY 17

FLIP SOLVER

VFX

DAY 16

OCEAN SPECTRUM

VFX

DAY 15

PYRO BURST SOURCE

VFX

DAY 14

CLOUD SHAPE GENERATOR

VFX

DAY 13

RBD MATERIAL FRACTURE

VFX

DAY 12

VELLUM CONFIGURE GRAIN

VFX

DAY 11

VELLUM BRUSH

VFX

DAY 10

KARMA PHYSICAL SKY

LOOKDEV

DAY 9

BACKGROUND PLATE

LOOKDEV

DAY 8

KARMA FOG BOX

LOOKDEV

DAY 7

KARMA MATERIAL BUILDER

LOOKDEV

DAY 6

MATERIAL LINKER

LOOKDEV

DAY 5

LIGHT MIXER

LOOKDEV

DAY 4

LAYOUT

LOOKDEV

DAY 3

SCATTER & ALIGN

GEOMETRY

DAY 2

TOPOBUILD

GEOMETRY

DAY 1

SPIRAL

GEOMETRY