Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views : Ad Clicks : Ad Views :
Oh Snap!

It looks like you're using an adblocker. Adblockers make us sad. We use ads to keep our content happy and free. If you like what we are doing please consider supporting us by whitelisting our website. You can report badly-behaved ads by clicking/tapping the nearby 'Advertisement' X text.

Water Explosion in Houdini


Release date:2023, August

Duration:14 h 47 m

Author:Andrii Zamorskyi

Skill level:Beginner


Exercise files:Yes

This step-by-step guide takes you through various aspects of creating both small and large-scale water explosions, ranging in type and complexity.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Particle and Volumetric Simulations Mastery: Seamlessly combine particle simulation and volume simulation to elevate your skills in crafting realistic water explosions.
  2. In-Depth Understanding of FLIP Simulations: Deepen your expertise in FLIP simulation techniques, crucial for creating high-quality explosion effects in game cinematics and movies.
  3. Caching Practices: Learn to save and utilize caches effectively, optimizing your workflow for handling complex explosions.
  4. Basic workflow with Nuke: Split and assemble explosion elements using Nuke, mastering the art of compositing. While Nuke is utilized, the techniques apply to any familiar compositing software.
  5. Mantra Rendering Skills: Explore rendering layers (AOVs) using Mantra, catering to various needs and nuances of the simulation.

3-Part Detailed Learning Modules:

  • Part 1: Dive into the basic explosion setup, focusing on source creation, a vital component in explosion simulation. Learn to set up FLIP and PYRO simulations and finalize the render.
  • Part 2: Reproduce a large-scale nuclear explosion using an optimized setup from the first blast to save resources (using TOP).
  • Part 3: Explore different types of explosions with minor modifications to your existing setup.

Target Audience: This lesson is designed for students with pre-existing skills in Houdini, offering a tailored learning experience for those eager to explore particle simulation, volume simulation, Pyro, Mantra, and Nuke techniques in more depth. Whether you’re aiming to create a nuclear explosion for a blockbuster film or refine your understanding of large-scale explosion dynamics, this tutorial series equips you with the knowledge and tools needed.

Explore the power of Houdini 19 and unlock your artistic potential with these in-depth tutorials designed to enhance your skills in the field of visual effects.

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • Linkedin
  • Pinterest

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *