Kevin Traywick


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Recent Forum Posts

Houdini + Renderman environment issue on MacOS. March 18, 2018, 11:17 a.m.

Your Houdini enviromental variables file is under ~/Preferences/Houdini/16.5 by default. You'll need to open it in a text editor and add the file paths to RM.

See this article: []

And there is a helpful discussion in the Renderman for Houdini forum too.

iMacPro, Metal2 and beyond --> --> March 15, 2018, 5:01 p.m.

I'm hoping as a developer they would consult with us on that decision, and at least give us a decent heads up.

If they do, can you guys publish a Linux partspicker list for a fast Houdini machine?

Honestly, I'd haved switched to Linux a couple years ago as the Mac Pro aged out but haven't sucked it up and sorted out the possible CPU / GPU / Linux distros, etc.

PolyWire UV flip problem Feb. 9, 2018, 6:33 p.m.

Hi guys,

Old thread but I'm having the same issue when applying textures to polywires following a wire sim. I looked James' 3 examples but they don't use image textures. Here's a hip if you have time to check it out.
Thanks, Kevin