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    Nicholas
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  1. This work was completed by 8 students in 15 weeks. When they started, they had 14 weeks of training and no experience working in a collaborative environment. All Shading / Rendering & FX done using Houdini 13 by students learning to use the tools. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSLqz11wSV8
  2. Back by popular demand, HOUDINI BOOTCAMP, with Houdini Guru extraordinaire, Peter Bowmar, FX Development Supervisor at Rythm & Hues Studios. Sunday Feb 23 from 10am to 6pm, this one-day intensive is intended for those who already know another software like Maya, Max or Softimage and want to wrap their head around how this incredibly powerful tool works. Cost $199 Early Bird price (before Jan 25) $149. Seating is very limited and this will fill up fast, so don't wait. http://academy.cg-masters.com/houdini-12-bootcamp/
  3. Local Vancouver studio is seeking senior Houdini FX artist for a short-term freelance gig: "Houdini 3D fire effect gig. Probably 2 shots - one far away, one very close up. We have to outsource it because we don't have Houdini in house. Looking for someone senior and amazing. Could be done remotely." Please let me know if you'd be interested nick (at) cg-masters.com www.cg-masters.com CG Masters School of 3D Animation and Visual Effects
  4. CG Masters School of 3D Animation and Visual Effects is pleased to present Houdini Guru Peter Bowmar in another of his popular HOUDINI BOOTCAMPs on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10am to 6pm at the school, located just 20 minutes outside of Vancouver by train. If you have always wanted to dig into the unlimited world of Houdini but didn't know where to start, this one-day course is for you. Learn all the essential functions and get started down the path of power. Cost: $149 Seating is limited. Call or email to register. 604-553-2462 info@cg-masters.com CG Masters School of 3D Animation and Visual Effects #320 -800 Carnarvon Street New Westminster BC Canada V3M 0G3 http://academy.cg-masters.com/
  5. Ray Corbett returns with a fabulous set of 2 training videos for anyone needing a basic introduction to the interface and essential tools and concepts of this incredible software. Nearly 4 hours in total, this is a must-have if you are looking to take up Houdini. http://online.cg-masters.com/videos/software/6
  6. A big thanks to everyone for the enormous success of our two Houdini BootCamps, especially to Mr. Peter Bowmar who talked each day for nearly 7 hours straight. To those of you who helped us get the word out about our new school, Thank You! And to our very first students, thank you for helping us launch a VFX training institute like no other. lor
  7. FX TDs often need to crack, break and simulate buildings, roads and other hard bodies. Raymond Corbett, Houdini Master, provides a straightforward technique for creating an animated fissure and then passing the geometry over to DOPs for simulation in this new online training video. 3.75 hours. http://online.cg-masters.com/videos/software/6
  8. Hey folks. Due to overwhelming demand, a second Houdini BootCamp with Peter Bowmar has been added on October 13th 2012 from 10am to 6pm. CG Masters Academy is pleased to present a Houdini 12 BootCamp, a one-day seminar with Houdini Guru Peter Bowmar. This bootcamp focuses on providing users of other 3D software an introduction to Houdini. At the end of the course, users should have a solid foundation on which to build their Houdini skills. Artists with 3D experience who want to step into the powerful world of Houdini 12 will benefit from this course. Seats are $199 + HST each. Advanced registration is required due to limited seating. There are only 10 interactive seats available (computer workstation with Houdini 12 loaded for your use during the seminar). Date: Oct 13, 2012 Time: 10am to 6pm Location: CG Masters Academy For additional details and to register, please visit http://academy.cg-masters.com/houdini-12-bootcamp/ Or call CG Masters Academy at 604-553-CGMA
  9. Hey folks. Due to overwhelming demand, a second Houdini BootCamp with Peter Bowmar has been added on October 13th 2012 from 10am to 6pm. CG Masters Academy is pleased to present a Houdini 12 BootCamp, a one-day seminar with Houdini Guru Peter Bowmar. This bootcamp focuses on providing users of other 3D software an introduction to Houdini. At the end of the course, users should have a solid foundation on which to build their Houdini skills. Artists with 3D experience who want to step into the powerful world of Houdini 12 will benefit from this course. Seats are $199 + HST each. Advanced registration is required due to limited seating. There are only 10 interactive seats available (computer workstation with Houdini 12 loaded for your use during the seminar). Date: Oct 13, 2012 Time: 10am to 6pm Location: CG Masters Academy For additional details and to register, please visit http://academy.cg-masters.com/houdini-12-bootcamp/ Or call CG Masters Academy at 604-553-CGMA
  10. Only 4 seats left, folks. Better move fast! lor
  11. Odforce Community CG Masters Academy is pleased to present Houdini 12 BootCamp, a one-day seminar with Houdini Guru Peter Bowmar. This bootcamp focuses on providing users of other 3D software an introduction to Houdini. At the end of the course, users should have a solid foundation on which to build their Houdini skills. Artists with 3D experience who want to step into the powerful world of Houdini will benefit from this course. Seats are $199 + HST each. Advanced registration is required due to limited seating. There are only 10 interactive seats available (computer workstation with Houdini 12 loaded for your use during the seminar). Date: Oct 27, 2012 Time: 10am to 6pm Location: CG Masters Academy For additional details and to register, please visit http://academy.cg-masters.com/houdini-12-bootcamp/ Or call CG Masters Academy at 604-522-3327 Nicholas Boughen Director – CG Masters Academy
  12. In this final segment, Peter Bowmar teaches us how to create useful scripts that make changes even more procedural. We use variables, set up ROPs, read and write geomtery SOPs and composite all the render passes automatically using render dependencies. All the while, Mr. Bowmar shows us many useful interface tips that will speed the workflow. 1.5 hrs. www.cg-masters.com
  13. In Part 2 of Peter Bowmar’s new 3-part tutorial, we add stars, earth and lighting, develop the look for the asteroids, explosions and moon surface before digging into the incredible power of CHOPs where we create procedural camera shake based on asteroid impacts. 2hrs www.cg-masters.com/
  14. Due to popular demand, cg-masters.com is releasing a single package containing all our houdini titles (except the brand new asteroid hit by Peter Bowmar) at a single, lower price. Enjoy. www.cg-masters.com lor
  15. Procedural Asteroid Hits: Part 1 This is the first of a three part series from resident Houdini Master Peter Bowmar. Here he creates procedural particle networks including split and gravity, procedural moon surface crater geometry and environment and procedural animated hits and explosions using copious techniques and tricks. 2 hrs. http://online.cg-masters.com/videos/software/6 lor
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