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Learn how to use the PyroFX tools to simulate smoke and render a flipbook to use in Unreal. If you are new to FX and simulation, this tutorial will be a great introduction because the simulation will be friendly for beginners.

Project Titan is an in-house tech demo designed to production test Houdini's procedural workflows while creating a 3D environment that leverages the latest technologies in Unreal. Click Here to learn more.



Simon is a tech Artist that loves building procedural tools and assets. By adding more and more procedural approaches to his workflow, he is able to build 3D models with speed and flexibility. During his studies at Digital Arts and Entertainment, he taught himself how to work with Houdini. After his studies, he started working on Ary and the Secret of Seasons at eXiin. Currently he is a Houdini freelancer and focuses on creating procedural content.

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  • anon_user_41020027 2 years ago  | 

    This was great! Thanks.

  • anon_user_41020027 1 year, 12 months ago  | 

    Hello Simon - is there a way to render the sprite sheet without the "Indie" watermark?

  • JaimeArevalo 1 year, 10 months ago  | 

    Hello Simon, all these content is awesome. Thanks for share!
    Are you gonna continue creating tutorials for the other tools? or The smoke tool is the last one?


  • JaimeArevalo 1 year, 10 months ago  | 

    Actually I´m very interested in the pipes tool

  • h.s.simhan 1 year, 7 months ago  | 

    Hey, i wanted to know if we can use hda in blender?
    Or can we export hda as a usdz and import in blender.

    I recently started learning Houdini and so far your series is the best.

  • jay.fig225 1 year, 6 months ago  | 

    Hi, I can not seem to find this looping node. I only see loop for each

  • ieracimarcodop 1 year, 3 months ago  | 

    Hi! the project files are down :( other titan projects are up to download but this VAT project file link is down

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