Steven Ashby


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Recent Forum Posts

ODTools for Houdini May 16, 2020, 4:51 p.m.

I can vouch for ODTools. I discovered them via the LightWave forums because I have the LW tools wishlisted (pandemic sale perhaps?) and bought ODTools for Houdini because I’ve grown to embrace Houdini now over other software.

Keep up the great work, Oliver!

RenderMan 23.2 + H18.0416 May 6, 2020, 9:56 p.m.

It’s all fine now. Renderers all work in harmony. According to the PRM forum the RIS tab is meant to be removed one day. It’s not used any more.

SidefxLabs not loading when added Redshift Environment May 1, 2020, 8:23 p.m.

Thanks to this video [] I learned a lot about the env file. In a nutshell your env file should only contain one Houdini_Path variable along with a single “&”.

I followed the video to append all my plugins to the Houdini_Path and after some trial & error everything works like a charm.

I didn’t realize to use 3rd party plugins you need to know a bit of coding when it comes to Houdini.