In this tutorial 3D- & VFX Trainer Helge Maus shows the workflow of bringing Terrain Data from sidefx Houdini to UNITY 3D. Starting with the explanation of the concept of the terrain object inside of UNITY 3D, the ways the native sculpting tools and the texturing using splatmaps work, he then builds a simple Heightfield based terrain inside Houdini 16.5. Through the various nodes the Heightfield system of Houdini offers, shaping of the natural environment is really easy and fully procedural. A short introduction of Heightfields Noise, Distortions, Erode and Heightfield Quickshade is given. After that, Helge shows you how to output the heightdata to a file with the important settings you need, convert it to a raw file and reads it into the Unity terrain object.

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Helge Maus teaches 3D- & VFX Applications for 20 years. His focus lies on VFX, but he also works with many studios and agencies from different visualization areas.

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  • dylanfries 1 year ago  | 

    Thank you for explaining the basics so well. I have spent a lot of time trying to figure this out and most of the other tutorials are not so clear and direct. Thanks!

  • pixeltrain 1 year ago  | 

    You are welcome!

    All the Best,

  • rinsun18750 2 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

    can u upload this video to youtube or add a CC for it !

    • rinsun18750 2 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

      My English Listening Comprehension is not very well ~

  • pixeltrain 2 months, 2 weeks ago  | 

    Sure, here it is:

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