Tim Van Helsdingen

Tim van Helsdingen

About Me


FX artist/CG generalist based in The Netherlands. Apart from doing a lot of advertising work I love to do personal work to try to really push my skills. Started using Houdini in december 2015 and never looked back :)


My Talks

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Destroy the Shoe
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Master the Fundamentals
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H19 Using Vellum Fluids to create a Mojito
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H19.5 | Level Up with Karma XPU


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SideFX Snacks V2 | Mojito Magic
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Bursting Bubbles
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Compositing for 3D Artists
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AGGREGATION | Rigidbody Self Assembly
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SideFX Snacks | PART 2
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SideFX Snacks | Part 1

Recent Forum Posts

Day 20 | Light | Bulb | Animation 2023年3月20日13:38

This time I did finish in time, and i’ve recorded my entire process in this 6 hour video.
Rendered in Karma (CPU) and composited in COPs

Hope you like it.

Get the project files here:
https://timvanhelsdingen.gumroad.com/l/mardini_bulb2023 [timvanhelsdingen.gumroad.com]

https://www.patreon.com/posts/80290347 [www.patreon.com]

Day 16 | Motion | Crash | Animation 2023年3月17日8:49

Had to leave last night before I could get a final render out, so a bit late but here is my render for CRASH and a recording of the process:

Rendered in Karma (XPU)

Download project file:
Gumroad [timvanhelsdingen.gumroad.com]
Patreon [www.patreon.com]

Nvidia rtx 4090 driver issues? 2023年1月17日9:05

Has anyone tried disabling native command queueing to see if it fixes the crashes with OpenCL?


Just tried this on my 4090 and this seems to solve it! What exactly does this do?