Chris Rydalch


About Me

Technical Director
United States


My Talks

obj-image WORKSHOP
Creating USD Assets with Component Builder

My Tutorials

obj-image Beginner
Creating USD Assets with Component Builder
obj-image Quick Tips
Keyframe Functions, Extrapolations, and Box Handles
obj-image Intermediate
IFD Workflow Basics
obj-image Beginner
Mantra Light Instancing Basics

Recent Forum Posts

prerender vs preframe scripts June 9, 2022, 10:30 a.m.

Try passing hou.frame() to the Get() and Set() functions.

What is different about Invisible and Hidden? May 28, 2022, 12:34 p.m.

It's metadata hint on USD prims (and properties as well), to tell a GUI to not show a prim. This is separate from a prim's "visibility", which affects viewport drawing/rendering.

MaterialX + String path attributes? May 19, 2022, 10:57 a.m.

No problem; and I forgot to caveat, but mixing MtlX with USD Preview nodes will only work with Karma.

If you create a "Karma MaterialX Subnet" inside of Material Library, your tab menu will be filtered to nodes that work with together and are compatible with Karma CPU (Karma XPU being is in alpha still, of course ).