This Tutorial is an Overview of the different nodes available to create UVs in Houdini, and also covers setup, display and previewing of UVs and textures in Houdini, and demonstrates a quick way to display PBR textures.
The topics covered are
- Displaying UVs (at 1:00 minutes)
- UV Quickshade node (at 3:40 minutes)
- Simple UV tools: UV Unwrap, UV Project, UV Texture nodes (at 5:45 minutes)
- UV Pelt node (at 14:20 minutes)UV Flatten node (at 22:50 minutes)
- UV Autoseam node (at 30:50 minutes)UV Layout node (at 39:20 minutes)
- UV Editing Tools: UV Brush, UV Edit, UV Transform, UV Smooth, UV Fuse (at 42:30 minutes)
- Multiple UV sets (at 47:40 minutes)
- Displaying PBR textures in Houdini (at 49:40 minutes)
You can download a copy of the finished Smoking Spacemen Robot here, including a HIP file with the network used to build the robot as well as finished UV'd model GEO file.