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! Yay for H9 :D (post h9 praise here) ! July 11, 2007, 6:55 p.m.
Well well, I was doubtful when I saw the alpha version, but wow, sesi, you guys did a really great job with h9. Pat yourself on the back, I like it a lot
Apprentice Versioon June 3, 2007, 2:41 p.m.
Sidefx doesn't expect you to choose houdini over a car, the price of the software is intended for companies who use houdini to profit from it. That's the point of the apprentice version, learn it at home, then you can be useful to a company that actually owns the software. The price of houdini master is nothing compared to what companies pay for employees, hardware and other software needed to get your average job done.
Spiderman 3 May 27, 2007, 2:48 a.m.
jestaThat doesn't mean the methods used weren't done 6 months ago.
Interesting, considering they were probably working on it until 2 weeks ago.
Anyhow, there are 3 articles on vfxworld.com that focus on the effects in spider-man. Naturally, nothing's too specific, but I liked it:
Spider-Man 3: Creating a Bigger Arsenal at Sony Pictures Imageworks [vfxworld.com]
Spider-Man 3: Breaking Down Sandman [vfxworld.com]
Spider-Man 3: Going Deeper into Goo/Venom [vfxworld.com]