From zero to Houdini: Procedural modelling and Simulation
4 hour workshop with the talented and experienced Jean Claude. Learn the secrets of Houdini to get the most of it. Special focus on procedural modelling and simulation.
About Jean Claude:
VFX TD, pipeline TD, Teacher and demo artist previously specialized on Softimage|3D and |XSI and now SideFx Houdini and pipeline.
After more than 15 years in the VFX field I gathered a vast amount of experience in many aspect of the VFX production from on-set supervision to building an FX pipeline, and of course a lot of FX TD in between.
Strong scripting and technical skills go along my research for image beauty, I’m a black and white film photographer in my spare time.
I also have a great passion for teaching, which I acquired during my years of being a demo artist around the world, and specialized trainer.
About SideFX Software:
SideFX is a world leader in the development of 3D animation and visual effects software for use in film, commercials and video games. SideFX award-winning Houdini software utilizes a node-based procedural approach which provides digital artists with an unprecedented level of power, flexibility and control. Houdini’s comprehensive feature set includes modeling, rigging, animation, particle effects, dynamics, compositing, integrated rendering, and more. Houdini is available for the Mac OS X, Linux and Windows operating systems.