Köster Manuel


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Technical Director


My Tutorials

obj-image Quick Tips
Change Nodecolors and -shapes with the onCreated.py callback script
obj-image Quick Tips
VEX Wrangles
obj-image Quick Tips
Edit HDRIs for Environment Lights
obj-image Quick Tips
Attribute Visualize in Viewport
obj-image Quick Tips
Find Closest Point and Add Utility Attributes

Recent Forum Posts

Caching VDBs, reducing size Nov. 11, 2019, 6:46 p.m.

The resolution definitely doesn't have to be as high as the density though. You can reduce the velocity VDB with the VDB Resample node, set it to “Using Voxel Scale Only” and increase the voxel scale to a multitude (Voxel Scale>1).

Houdini 18 Sneak Peak Nov. 3, 2019, 9:08 p.m.

Builtin UI colorpicker / at least color picker in Python Pane

Right click on a color parameter. “Color Picker Tool…”

Vellum muscles competitive with Zyva

I am guessing you mean Ziva? They are moving into that direction by implementing this Paper [graphics.pixar.com] for FEM. Ziva also uses FE methods as a base. Also the option of independent point densities for Vellum will make that easier.

While I agree with the CurveSOP, it is a bit of

April fools' day Oct. 22, 2019, 2:10 a.m.

I agree. It's so good, that their marketing videos sometimes go viral. Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIcUW9QFMLE [www.youtube.com]
You could find clips of the lion and the horses on all kinds of social media accounts. No matter if CG related or not.

I don't mind if they sometimes put a little makeup over the truth, if it helps their popularity/sales and therefore their budget.