Houdini for The New Artist is perfect for anyone interested in learning Houdini for the first time.  To keep things interesting, we learn about the basics while building "Alfred the Rhino" from scratch.  If you're looking for an intro tutorial that gives you a bit of everything, fun to work with, and straight to the point - this is for you.  Be sure to check out the full course and download the course files and practice along.  Thank you for watching!

Course Outline

  • Intro 42s
  • The Interface 12m 26s
  • Setting up Our Project 12m 53s
  • Utilizing Attributes 10m 47s
  • Caching 8m 23s
  • Applying Materials 9m 55s
  • Adding the Backdrop 6m 41s
  • Basic Shading Parameters 5m 36s
  • Lighting 9m 30s
  • Rendering 12m 29s



I'm Tyler Bay - a 3D generalist & freelancer based out of Nashville, TN. I've been fortunate to work in film, advertisement, and educational settings with experience in dealing with all sorts of production challenges. Besides freelance gigs, I've also worked with the great folks at Pixar and am really passionate about teaching others how to make 3D. Be sure to check out my Houdini For The New Artist tutorials. You can find a good deal of them for free, and they're totally awesome.

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  • a210d605377842c5ab65229d8 6 months, 4 weeks ago  | 

    Hi there,
    I am a beginner of HOUDINI.
    And I need at least English subtitles because English is not my native language.
    If you upload these videos to YouTube, I will be able to use the automatically generated English subtitles.
    Thank you.

  • redman89 6 months, 3 weeks ago  | 

    Great place to start form for beginners, thank you

  • Daluz 6 months, 3 weeks ago  | 

    Cant download the example files.

    • tbay312 6 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

      Hey Daluz, sorry to read that you can't get access to those example files. I think a few folks have run into that issue because of a website bug or something. If you shoot me an e-mail through my website: www.tylerbay3d.com/contact , I'll be happy to send you those files.

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