Sharan Vaswani

sharanvaswani93

About Me

Fx Supervsior
EXPERTISE
Technical Director
INDUSTRY
Film/TV

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LOCATION
Mumbai, India

Houdini Skills

ADVANCED
Digital Assets  | Mantra  | Lighting  | Pyro FX  | Fluids  | VEX
INTERMEDIATE
Procedural Modeling  | Animation  | Python

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Recent Forum Posts

IPOPS (Image Plane Operators) July 1, 2024, 3:16 a.m.



Generate outlines using our Edge Detect VOP! We have also included the Front Face VOP for Karma as part of our Standard Library!

The Edge Detect Shader works in Karma Materials as well as MaterialX and renders in Karma CPU & XPU. Additionally, you can use the Mtlx Front Face VOP from our library to get normals only facing the camera, this helps in shading materials which are transparent and have opacity mixed. there is a VEX version of the HDA available as well for Mantra & Karma.

IPOPS (Image Plane Operators) July 1, 2024, 3:14 a.m.



Elevate your look development with our powerful Fresnel VOPs for Karma! Discover the magic of Thin Film Fresnel, Fresnel, and XRay VOPs to create stunning materials.

The Fresnel, Thin Film Fresnel & XRay Shader work in Karma Materials as well as MaterialX and render in Karma CPU & XPU. Additionally, there is an Index of Refraction Library preset that gets updated from time to time and can be used within shaders. There are outputs for kr (reflection_light), kt (transmission_light), R (Reflection Vector) & T (Transmission Vector).

The kr (reflection_light), kt (transmission_light), R (Reflection Vector) & T (Transmission Vector) are also available as individual VOPs as part of our Standard Library.

IPOPS (Image Plane Operators) June 24, 2024, 8:24 a.m.





We are excited to bring you the Mask Falloff VOP Shader & SOPs for VEX Shaders in Houdini! Generate quick masks within shaders instantly 🎨

The Mask Falloff VOP Shader & SOPs work in Mantra & Karma CPU and are VEX Based. It can be used to generate quick masks for shading maps and works similar to the Attribute Transfer SOP but in shaders and is SDF-based!

Our VEX Shaders, Karma Material & MaterialX HDAs streamline your workflow by providing presets for AOVs, Mattes, and Utility nodes for Mantra, Karma CPU & XPU. The IPOPs Standard Library includes over 70+ HDAs to enhance your projects.

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