Architectural Destruction in Houdini
Houdini is the industry standard for destruction and rigid body simulation effects. This course teaches destruction fundamentals in Houdini. You'll learn about a spectrum of topics from rigid body basics to advanced simulation and render techniques.
What you'll learn
Do you want to learn how to create large scale destruction effects in SideFX Houdini? If so, this Houdini Architectural Destruction course is perfect for you because you will learn how to simulate a high detailed destruction from scratch.
First, you will start with some rigid body basics.
Next, you'll add complexity by fracturing geometry and adding constraint.
Finally, you will learn how to add detail and render your effect.
When you're finished with this Houdini course, you'll not only have created your first destruction effect from scratch, but also you will be able to apply that knowledge in creative ways in your own rigid body simulations.
Software required: SideFX Houdini.
Table of contents
SideFX Houdini is the industry standard for destruction and rigid body simulation effects. With Houdini you can develop beautiful work and have amazing artistic control over the destruction simulations.
This Houdini destruction tutorial will teach you how to simulate a high detailed destruction from scratch. Some of the topics covered include:
- RBD and bullet basics
- Introduction to fracturing
- Building a constraint network
- Geometry and fracturing of a building
- Base destruction
- Secondary effects
- Troubleshooting the simulation
- Much more
This course is for anyone who wants to learn how to create large scale destruction effects in SideFX Houdini. Especially useful for anyone involved in VFX.
This is an intermediate level course that assumes some prior knowledge of Houdini and its basic navigation and user interface.