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  1. Motion graphics/ Houdini, Cinema 4D, Arnold

    Thanks Sim wise - Flip, Pyro and Shortest path growth from Entagma is done in Houdini, everything else Cinema 4d. Had some more tests with FEM and other solvers, but just couldn't get them to place I wanted before the deadline. I love Houdini, but it's so fast to set up everything in C4D.
  2. Made this little motion graphics intro with Houdini and C4D, rendered in Cinema 4d with Arnold
  3. Arnold, houdini, ocean

    Found the problem. Geo node that I used for rendering was made in Houdini version without Arnold. So there was no Arnold tab there with visibility options. Damn
  4. Arnold, houdini, ocean

    Hi I`m trying to render ocean surface with Arnold in Houdini. But I just can\t get the transparency to work. In maya there`s checkbox Opaque for the render grid. I can`t seem to find it in Houdini. Thanks in advance Janis
  5. Help With Ocean Surface

    more resolution would, probably, fix the problem. More particles in the sim. and the n the meshing would be more accurate.
  6. solver x collider matrix would be amazing!
  7. Voxel resolution effect on simulation behaviour

    this hsould be in General Houdini Questions but quick answer is that it always happens when you decrease voxel size. 2 options: *do tests in resolution closer to real one *use volume upres dop with low res sim to ass resolution
  8. I'm confused about a School

    Don`t know nothing about 3d industry in Denmark, but I bet you have some nice studios there, for adds I`m guessing. If you are thinking about the film industry, and want to work on big projects, you should probably be willing to relocate. (UK, Canada, Australia, some studios in Germany and France). Choose tutorials online to follow, make few good shots (just make your own versions, not 1/1 from tut) and try to apply to places. But I would still probably try school or college, as there you can experiment a lot. And some schools help their student to get in to industry. As looking at your work. If you want to be a modeller then probably go with maya as that is industries standard. Fx - houdini (good to know maya as well) Also watch some tutorials about rendering, and how to make your stuff look great. Try Arnold, Renderman. I`m using Arnold now. Love it.
  9. I'm confused about a School

    This one looks way better. http://www.3dcollegedenmark.dk/
  10. I'm confused about a School

    I didn`t finish any animation/3d school and work in FX. To be honest a lot of people that work in 3D have degrees in different fields or don`t have any. If you choose to study, do a proper research if spending all that money for education is really necessary. But don`t get me wrong, studying in university is a good time in your life. I studied structural engineering and never regretted it. Student life has is perks
  11. Unfortunately I can`t upload any photos or .hips at work. But I`ll try to explain what worked for me. If you are working with vdbs. make vdb visualizetree sop. change parameters so you get just points representing the volume. Than make point sop. In first input plug in points in second plug in vdb volume. Inside the vop make volume sample vex node. Connect filename to OpInput2. and pos to sample pos. this node will output density value for each point. And from here you can do pretty much what ever you need. Bind export density value for each point of just make ramp and output that to Cd. have fun Cheers
  12. Volume slice, when you choose method - points, matches the voxel count. and you can check the density value in geometry spreadsheet. If that is not good enough, you can do that in volume vop. Just add points where you have density. and color the points depending on your density values. Well as for everything in Houdini, many ways how to achieve it.
  13. Computing the Dual With VEX

    "But before we get into that, holy shit look at this baby tapir." good one
  14. Cd. Why?

    Thanks. makes sense now
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