Mark Tucker


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USD:Instancing animating objects with different time offsets Dec. 3, 2023, 10 p.m.

The short answer (covered in the linked video) is to use the Retime Instances LOP, which takes one point instancer prototype, and turns it into a whole set of prototypes with different time offsets (referencing the original prototype).

collections and prim path patterns. Nov. 28, 2023, 10:07 p.m.

`%*/collections/lights` should work, though it won't take advantage of the fact that the `collections` prim will only appear as a child of a component kind, so the search may take a while. If you're using this result often, you might want to make a meta-collection at `/collections.lights`...

USD Logging: No renderer plugins found! Nov. 28, 2023, 1:59 p.m.

I'm not really sure where these errors are coming from, but in my experience they don't seem to cause any harm, so I'd say it is safe to ignore them.