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Applied Houdini is a production quality oriented Houdini tutorial series created by Steven Knipping, currently a Senior Rigid Body Destruction / FX Technical Director at Lucasfilm's Industrial Light & Magic (Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story). Benefit from production proven workflows while also getting an in-depth explanation of why things work the way they do. Best of all - each tutorial is crammed with actual information and footnotes instead of gratuitous talking and dead space! Check out the currently available lessons below and become a Houdini master!
Use VEX programming to control particles!
Make snow/sand effects with grains in the Vellum Solver!
Simulate massive amounts of particles as though they were physical objects!
Create advanced sparks and lightning energy bolts with custom motion blur!
Create advanced particle flows using velocity fields!
Create, control, and break chains!
Rapid fire rigid and particle burts!
Rapidly fracture and control terrain destruction!
Workflow and constraints to destroy vehicles!
Rigid constraints and forces to break buildings!
Explosion shading and rendering!
All about explosion simulation!
Control volumes with particles and collisions!
Making efficient, high quality volume renders!
Advanced smoke simulation techniques!
Design, build, and destroy a typical wooden boat!
All about the Boolean fracture!